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माननीय प्रधानमंत्री ने राष्ट्र की स्वतंत्रता के 75 वर्ष पूर्ण हो जाने पर वर्ष 2022 तक सभी के लिए आवास की परिकल्पना की है। इस उद्येश्य की प्राप्ति के लिए केन्द्र सरकार ने एंक व्यापक मिशन "2022 तक सबके लिए आवास" शुरू किया है। 25 जून 2015 को प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने इस बहुप्रतीक्षित योजना को प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना के नाम से प्रारम्भ किया है।
Hon’ble Prime Minister envisioned housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. In order to achieve this objective, Central Government has launched a comprehensive mission “Housing for All by 2022”. This much awaited scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi on 25th June, 2015 as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

2017-08-12

Health Insurance Scheme for Unorganised Workers: Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Health Insurance Scheme for Unorganised Workers

(a) whether the Government has any health insurance schemes for unorganised workers including migrant workers in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Government has any social security portfolio/schemes for migrant labourers in the country;
(d) if so, the details thereof;

(e) whether the State Governments have their own policies in this regard; and
(f) if so, the details thereof?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 4278                                  ANSWERED ON: 11.08.2017

Health Insurance Scheme for Unorganised Workers

J. JAYASINGH THIYAGARAJ NATTERJEE
C. MAHENDRAN

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has any health insurance schemes for unorganised workers including migrant workers in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Government has any social security portfolio/schemes for migrant labourers in the country;
(d) if so, the details thereof;
(e) whether the State Governments have their own policies in this regard; and
(f) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND 
FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI FAGGAN SINGH KULASTE)
(a) & (b): Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) is a centrally sponsored scheme to provide health insurance coverage to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and 11 other defined categories of Unorganized Workers namely Building and Other Construction Workers, licensed Railway porters, Street Vendors, MGNREGA workers (who have worked for more than fifteen days during preceding financial year), Beedi workers, Domestic workers, Sanitation Workers, Mine Workers, Rickshaw pullers, Rag pickers and Auto/Taxi drivers. Beneficiaries under this scheme need to pay only Rs. 30 as registration fee at the time of enrolment. Each family enrolled in the scheme is entitled to hospitalization benefits of upto INR 30,000 per annum including maternity benefits on a family floater basis ( a unit of five) in empanelled hospitals (includes both private and public). Pre-existing conditions are covered from day one and there is no age limit. Transportation Cost upto Rs 100 is also provisioned under the scheme.

Senior Citizens Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) as top up over existing RSBY scheme has been implemented from 01.04.2016 for senior citizens aged 60 years and above. SCHIS provides enhanced coverage of Rs. 30,000 per senior citizen in the family enrolled under RSBY.

(c) & (d): There are no specific social security portfolio/schemes for migrant labourers. However, migrant labourers are being covered by various social security schemes such as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM). The details are annexed.

(e) & (f): Central Government does not maintain record centrally in this regard.

http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Questions/QResult15.aspx?qref=57690&lsno=16
Source: Loksabha

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