MOSJ&E signs agreement with New India Assurance Company
Q. Trust Fund for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under DEPwD, MOSJ&E has signed an MoU with which company on 21st September 2015?- Published on 23 Sep 15
a. General Insurance Corporation
b. New India Assurance Company
c. Life Insurance Corporation
d. None of the above
ANSWER: New India Assurance Company
Trust Fund for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Department of Empowerment of People with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MOSJ&E), formed an MoU for this company aimed at providing an affordable health insurance, Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme, for the Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and improving the general health condition and quality of life of persons with disabilities. Scheme can be availed by the beneficiary aged between 18 years and 65 years with family income of less than INR 300000 per annum and it will provide health insurance cover of up to INR 200000 per annum. National Institutes and Composite Regional Centres for Persons with Disabilities (CRC’s) under the DEPwD, MOSJ&E are some of the participants in this MoU’s implementation.