Insurance Scheme

  • Gehlot's free medicine scheme won't be stopped: Health minister July 30, 2014

    The state government on Wednesday assured the House that the Chief Minister Free Medicine Scheme launched by the previous dispensation in government-run hospitals would not be closed but would be linked with a health insurance scheme. Health Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore categorically rejected the supplementary questions of Opposition Congress MLA, Pradhyuman...
  • Indian government working on world's largest health insurance scheme June 29, 2014

    Houston: The new Indian government is planning to bring about a 'complete transformation' of the health sector and is working on the blueprint of the world's largest universal health insurance programme. This was announced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as he read out a speech by Prime Minister Modi to a...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges Narendra Modi to continue National Crop Insurance Scheme June 14, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue the National Crop Insurance Scheme in the interest of farmers till new arrangement is made and also sought early release of Rs 3,500 crore grant for Simhastha fair in 2016. In a letter to the Prime Minister...
  • TN government urged to cover heart transplants in insurance May 9, 2014

    Chennai: A representation has been made to the Tamil Nadu government to cover heart transplant surgeries in its Chief Minister's Insurance Scheme to benefit the common man, a top doctor said on Friday. Dr KR Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Malar Hospital, said a representation has been made to the government...
  • New government's health insurance scheme to benefit 7 lakh families February 15, 2014

    Uttarakhand government on Friday decided to launch a special programme to benefit families not covered under the National Health Insurance scheme. The Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme was cleared by the state cabinet at a meeting in Dehradun, official sources said. Around 7 lakh families in the state, who are not...
  • Nitish government announces Rs 10 lakh insurance scheme for scribes February 10, 2014

    In a step towards welfare of journalists, the Nitish Kumar government on Monday announced a mediclaim policy of Rs 10 lakh from February 20 this month. The Bihar State Journalists Insurance scheme, 2014 consists a sum of Rs 5 lakh for personal accidental cases of the scribes and an equal amount...
  • No proposal from Chhattisgarh govt on setting up ESI hospital: K Suresh September 8, 2013

    Raipur: Union Minister K Suresh on Sunday said the Chhattisgarh government was dithering on construction of a Employees State Insurance (ESI) hospital which will benefit workers under the social security and health insurance scheme. "No proposal has come so far from Chhattisgarh government for setting up ESI hospital...If such proposal comes...
  • NGO alleges uterus removal racket running in Maharashtra May 24, 2013

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, an alleged uterus removal racket to pocket the money under the Rajiv Gandhi Insurance Scheme has been busted in nine districts of Maharashtra. The racket was running in the nine district including Latur and Usmanabad. The racket came in light after a social organisation Tathapi...
  • Fake health cards scam running into crores surfaces in UP May 21, 2013

    Lucknow: In an embarrassment to the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh, a major fake smart health card scam, which comes under the National Health Insurance Scheme, has come under scrutiny. This could turn out to be one of the major scams in Uttar Pradesh after the Akhilesh government came to power....
  • Nokia announces insurance scheme against mobile handset theft, accidental damage March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Mobile handset maker Nokia India announced insurance scheme against mobile handset theft and accidental damage, in partnership with insurance firm New India Assurance. "Through this initiative, our effort is to address one of the major concern of mobile phone buyers and enhance their buying experience with us. Insurance...
  • DMK chief announces Rs 517-cr health cover for poor July 24, 2009

    Chennai: After free colour TVs and rice at Re 1 per kg, Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Karunanidhi has another gift for the poor. He's now giving them health cover and Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was there to inaugurate the Kalaignar Insurance scheme for life saving...
  • 'Complicated' insurance schemes must go: IRDA August 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The insurance regulator IRDA is set to ban all those unit linked insurance products that are too complicated for the customers to understand. This ban may affect Bajaj Allianz Life's most popular products. Bajaj Allianz Life recorded a Rs 90 crore profit this year making it the second...
  • Ensuring health cover for the poor June 18, 2007

    Bhiwadi (Rajasthan): For people of Milakhpur, a village just two hours from the national Capital, subsidised health insurance schemes are something they did not even know existed. For six years micro health insurance schemes launched by the Government remained on paper. But, this is now changing with the help...