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|Government of West Bengal
No. 5594-F(P) Dated, the 6 th day of September, 2017.
Sub: Extension of Coverage of “Swasthya Sathi” Scheme
The State Government has introduced “Swasthya Sathi”, a Comprehensive Group Health Insurance scheme for different categories of volunteers / workers vide Finance Department No. 1104-F(P) Dated 25th February 2016. The Scheme already covers ASHA Workers, ICDS Workers, ICDS Helpers, Home Guards / NVF, Civic Police Volunteers, Civil Defence Volunteers, Village Police Volunteers at Gram Panchayats, Self Help Group members of WBSRLM, Self Help Group Members of Urban Development & Municipal Affairs Department, Disaster Management workers, contractual / casual / daily rated workers in various Departments, three-tier Panchayat Members and other contractual employees of Panchayat & Rural Development Department, and part-time lecturers and contractual staff of Colleges and Universities.
2. It has been under active consideration of the Government to expand the coverage of Swasthya Sathi to include other employees / workers / volunteers / teachers engaged in government work. Accordingly, after careful consideration, the Governor is pleased hereby to decide that the following groups of employees / workers / volunteers / teachers etc. as mentioned against the corresponding Administrative Department as in the table below be covered under “Swasthya Sathi” with immediate effect in addition to those already covered under the Scheme:-
3. Employees / workers / teachers who are in receipt of monthly medical allowance can opt for the Scheme by forgoing the monthly medical allowance.
4. It has also been decided that apart from contractual/casual/daily rated workers covered under No. 4570-F(P) dated 31.08.2016, all contractual/casual/daily rated employees engaged by any Department with specific approval of the Finance Department and drawing remuneration from the treasuries or from grant-in-aid shall also be eligible to be enrolled under Swasthya Sathi scheme.
[H. K. DWIVEDI]
Principle Secretary to the
Government of west Bengal
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