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Three insurers to roll out BPL schemes in Bengal

The labour department of West Bengal government has finalized three insurance companies for rolling out the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in four districts.

Apnainsurance.com Research Bureau

11 May 2008

The labor department of West Bengal government has finalized three insurance companies for rolling out the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in four districts.

The aim of rolling out the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana is to cover families living below the poverty line (BPL). The Yojana will be implemented in Burdwan, East Midnapore, Malda and North 24 Parganas over the next two months.

The government is setting up West Bengal Unorganised Sector Workers Welfare Board in order to look after workers sector, who account for 90 per cent of the total workforce.