BARAMULLA: The senior leader of Bhartiya Janta Party, Mohammad Anwar Khan, on Saturday launched a government of India-sponsored scheme Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana among the females here in Baramulla.
The function was held at Dak Bunglow , Baramulla during which 350 women registered their names on spot to benefit from the scheme.
Addressing a gathering later on, Khan said that scores of schemes are going to be launched soon across India for the development of poor and needy people. “All these schemes will be extended to the state of Jammu and Kashmir,” he added.
He said the scheme assures a one-year cover for financially weak women and will be renewed year after year.
“Accident Insurance Scheme offers insurance cover for accidental deaths while as the disability cover will also be ensured under this scheme. The scheme would be offered / administered through Public Sector General Insurance Companies (PSGICs) and other General Insurance companies,” he added.