PMGKP Insurance Policy claims of COVID Warriors to be settled till 24th of this month

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Government has said that claims of  Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, PMGKP Insurance Policy of COVID Warriors will continue to be settled till 24th April this year. It said, thereafter a fresh Insurance Policy for COVID Warriors will become effective. The Health Ministry said, PMGKP was announced in March last year and it was extended thrice till 24th April. The policy was launched to provide a safety net to the Health Workers fighting COVID19 to ensure that in case of any adversity due to COVID19, their families are taken care of. Insurance cover of 50 Lakh rupees is provided under the PMKGP scheme. The Ministry said, this has provided a safety net to the dependents of the Corona warriors who lost their lives to COVID. 287 claims have been paid by the Insurance Company so far.