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Haryana to cover all residents under ambit of PMSBY

Chandigarh, Jul 17 (UNI) The Haryana government has decided to cover all the residents of the state under the ambit of Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), which provides accidental insurance coverage to the persons in the age group of 18 to 70 on death and disability.
A notification to this effect issued by Social Justice and Empowerment department states that under this scheme, which is effective from June 1 last, all beneficiaries in the state would get accidental cover of Rs 2 lakh.
The beneficiaries who have enrolled themselves during the year period from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017 will be entitled to get the reimbursement of premium.
The scheme would also provide insurance benefit of Rs 2 lakh for total and irrecoverable loss of both eyes or loss of use of both hands or feet or loss of sight of one eye and loss of use of hand or foot due to accident.
It will also provide insurance cover of Rs one lakh in case of total and irrecoverable loss of sight of one eye or loss of use of one hand or foot due to accident.
With the implementation of PMSBY the existing Rajiv Gandhi Parivar Bima Yojana (RGPBY) had been ceased from March 31 last.
The objective of the scheme will be an Accident Insurance Scheme with one year cover, renewable from year to year offering accidental death and disability cover.
The scheme will be offered through Banks and administered through Public Sector General Insurance Companies (PSGICs) and other General Insurance Companies.
The Adhaar seeded PMSBY saving bank account holders in the state who will give their consent to join or enable auto-debit, as per the above modality, will be enrolled into the scheme.
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Student killed in road mishap near Kalayat

20 Jan 2018 | 10:23 PM

Kaithal, Jan 20 (UNI) A 12th standard student of a private school of Kalayat died and another was seriously injured in a road mishap near Baata village on Hisar-Chandigarh national highway Saturday evening.

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Noted Odissi dancer Madhulita Mohapatra to perform in city on Jan 26

20 Jan 2018 | 10:19 PM

Kolkata, Jan 20 (UNI) Noted Odissi dancer Madhulita Mohapatra from Bengaluru will
perform at Jogesh Mime Academy Auditorium on January 26 as part of the 2-day
Kolkata Odissi Utsav 2018 organised by Bhubaneswar-based cultural organisation
Samskritiki in association with Kolkata’s leading Odissi dance institution, Malashree.

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Three killed in road accidents in Mirzapur

20 Jan 2018 | 10:10 PM

Mirzapur Jan 20 (UNI) Three people, including a five-year-old boy, were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday.

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International Theatre festival opens

20 Jan 2018 | 10:09 PM

Thrissur, Jan 20 (UNI) The tenth edition of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFOK) began in Thrissur, Kerala on Saturday with a spectacular presentation of 'Palestine year zero', a play from Paletine.

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City witnesses announcement of first edition of “Top Food Bloggers Awards 2018”

20 Jan 2018 | 10:06 PM

Kolkata, Jan 20 (UNI) The first edition of “Top Food Bloggers Awards” was announced at a
press conference in the Sonnet Hotel here today.

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