Telangana govt extends insurance coverage to handloom & power loom weavers under ‘Nethanna Bima’ scheme

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Telangana State Government has announced the extension of insurance coverage for handloom and power loom weavers under the 'Nethanna Bima' (Weaver's Insurance) scheme.

  • The Telangana government has issued orders to increase the insurance coverage for weavers to Rs 5 lakh under the insurance scheme.

  • Under the Scheme

  • More than Rs 29 crore have been sanctioned for implementing the scheme during this year. The cabinet sub-committee had proposed to cover more than 55 thousand handloom and powerloom and allied weavers in the state.

  • The insurance coverage will be extended to weavers in the age group of 18 to 59 years. The insurance benefit will be given to the family on the death of the weaver or ancillary worker. This scheme is likely to start in June 2022.

  • About Telangana State

  • Telangana is the 29th state of India, carved out of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Formation- 02 June 2014

  • Capital- Hyderabad

  • Governor- Tamilisai Soundararajan

  • Chief Minister- K. Chandrashekhar Rao

  • Assembly seats - 119

  • Lok Sabha seats - 17

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