Ministry of Finance, Government of India is coordinating with concerned Ministries to converge all Insurance Schemes including Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana (MGBBY) to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) (in which insurance coverage is more) from the next financial year, and planning to cover more handloom weavers under the insurance coverage.
As many as 25 point 05 lakh people in Haryana have been enrolled under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) scheme from May, … [ Read more ]
At present, 31 Urban Haats are operational and 5 Urban Haats are under progress in the country, to enable artisans and handloom weavers to … [ Read more ]
“BunkarMitra”, the Government of India’s Helpline for Handloom Weavers, went live today. The helpline was launched by the Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin … [ Read more ]
The decision to increase the insurance cover of handloom weavers is likely to increase the number of weavers under the insurance coverage net. Ministry … [ Read more ]