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Health Insurance for all tribal students

Scheme to cover 2.80 lakh tribal students

Hyderabad, February 10, 2007

All the students in the State have been covered by a unique health and accident insurance scheme 'Rajeev Giri Bala Raksha'. The new initiative of the Tribal Welfare Department will enable the tribal students to avail suitable medical case during emergencies from private and corporate hospitals.

It is formulated in collaboration the National Insurance Company, the scheme covers all the students studying in the schools and colleges and inmates of hostels run by Tribal Welfare Department. The scheme, which was launched on December 5, 2006, covers 2.80 lakh tribal students. Already claims of 32 students have been settled. The Government is paying a premium of Rs. 20 per student to the insurance company which enables the students to get medical services from private and corporate hospitals upto a cost of Rs. 50,000.

The third party administrator, appointed by the insurance company would pay the charges directly to the hospital. In the case of accidental death, the insurance company will pay Rs. 15,000 to the student's family. The Tribal Welfare Director R. Ramakrishna disclosed this.

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Health Insurance for all tribal students
Scheme to cover 2.80 lakh tribal students

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