News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Wed, 16 Sep 2020 01:52 AM IST
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According to the statement released by the ministry, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme was implemented for 90 days on March 30 for the health workers fighting the battle of Corona. It was again extended for 90 days i.e. 25 September. Now it has been extended again for 180 days.
Under this central scheme, this insurance of 50 lakh is for doctors, nurses and community health workers who are in direct or indirect contact with corona patients and who are at risk of getting infected. It also carries the risk of being killed many times. The scheme is also for the staff of private hospitals, retired, voluntary, local bodies, daily wage workers and other staff.