Odisha Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana – The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha Mr.Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched the “Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana” for working journalists of the state. This Health Insurance scheme for Journalists will be implemented with effect from June 1, 2018.
Odisha Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana
Under Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana, the state government in the first phase will provide a health insurance coverage of Rs. 1 Lakh to a total number of 3,233 working journalists of the state. It was informed by a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office.
According to the statement, it has been stated that at least five members of a journalist’s family would be covered under the scheme. All the scribes will get their Health Insurance Card from the District Information and Public Relations Officer (DIPRO) in their respective districts.
The State Government of Odisha has launched a web portal for Harishchandra Sahayata Yojana (HSY). Under this scheme, the Odisha Government will provide financial assistance to the needy and poor people for cremation. After that, all the needy people can then simply perform the last rites. Through Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) Portal will deliver service in 16 districts initially. All the interested aspirant can visit the CMRF portal and fill the registration form at cmrfodisha.gov.in
Details of Odisha Harishchandra Sahayata Yojana
Under the Harishchandra Sahayata Yojana, the Odisha Government will provide financial assistance to the family of the deceased for performing last rites and rituals. The State Government will provide the financial assistance of Rs. 2,000 in Rural Areas and Rs. 3,000 in urban areas. Apart from this, the state government has also launched an online application software for the online disbursement of assistance under Harishchandra Sahayata Yojana.