GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI
HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT
9th LEVEL, A-WING, DELHI SECRETARIAT, IP ESTATE, NEW DELHI-110 002

 

 F No. PA/SS-10/COVID-19/H&FW/2020/ss3hfw/22                                          Dated: 01/04/2020

 

To 

 

1.. Director, DGHS. GNCTD. 

  1. All Directors/Medical Director/Medical Suptd. of Hospitals/lnstitutions/Society Hospitals under H&FW Department. 

 

Sub: Letter reg. ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package : Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19′ reg. 

 

Sir/Madam, 

 

Kindly refer to DO letter No. Z-21020/16/2020, Dated 30.03.2020 received from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India regarding ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package : Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’.The content of the letter is self explanatory. 

In this DO letter as a measure In this regard, you are requested to direct that to publicity this Scheme under Health Workers Fighting COVID-19, GOI. 

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

 

(Udit Prakash Rai) 

Spl.Secretary (H&FW)

 

Encl. As above. 

 

Government of India

Department of Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

 

D.O. No. Z.21020/16/2020-PH                                                  Dated – 30/03/2020

 

Dear Colleague,

 

Subject: ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan P~ckagc: Insurance Scheme for Health 

Workers Fighting COVID-19′ – reg

 

To give further momentum to India’s efforts to fight COVID-19 and to assure our doctors and healthcare workers that their well-being is foremost for the Government, Central Government announced the “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-J 9′ to provide an insurance cover of Rs.5O lakh for ninety (90) days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers, including community health workers, who may have to be in direct contact and care ofCOVID-19 patients and who may be at risk of being impacted by this. Also, on account of the unprecedented situation, private hospital staff/ retired/ volunteer/ local urban bodies/ contract/ daily wage/ ad-hoc/ outsourced staff requisitioned by States/ Central hospitals/autonomous hospitals of Central/States/UTs, AIIMS & INls/ hospitals of Central Ministries can also be drafted for COVID-19 related responsibilities. These cases will also be covered under the said insurance scheme. I am enclosing a copy of this Ministry’s Order dated 28.03.2020. 

 

  1. In this context, I am happy to .inform you that the Scheme has come into effect from today i.e., March 30, 2020 and insurance cover, provided by New India Assurance Company Limited, will be available for 90 days. 
  2. · I request you to kindly give this wide publicity to instill a sense of security, appreciation and inclusion among all our healthcare providers and workers engaged in a tough battle against COVID-19.

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

(Preeti Sudan) 

 

Encl: as above

 

All Chief Secretaries/ Administrators of UTs

 

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 

Department or Health and Family Welfare 

 

Nlrman Bhawan, New Delhi                                             Dated 28.03.2020 

 

ORDER 

 

As per the announcement made under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, the competent authority has approved the launch of ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19′ with the following conditions: · · 

  1. It will be a comprehensive personal accident cover of Rs. 50 fakh for ninety (90) days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers, including community health workers, who may have to be in direct contact and care of COVlD-19 patients and who may be at risk of being impacted by this. It will also include accidental loss of life on account of contracting COVID-19.; 
  2. On account of the unprecedented situation; private hospital staff~ retired/volunteer/ local urban bodies/contract/daily wage/ ad-hoc/outsourced staff requisitioned by States/ Central hospitals/autonomous hospitals of Central/States/UTs, AIIMS & INls/ hospitals of Central Ministries can also be drafted for COVID19 related responsibilities. These cases will also be covered subject to numbers indicated by MoHFW; 

iii. The scheme will be funded through the NDRF Budget operated by the Health Ministry for this purpose;

  1. Actual payment by the Insurance Company to the beneficiary will be under 

certification of the authorised Central/ State Government Officials· and 

  1. The insurance provided under this scheme would be over and above any other insurance cover being availed by the beneficiary.

 

  1. This Order is issued with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Division vide their CD no. 4593.

 

(Alok Saxena)

Joint Secretary to the Government of India

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