उत्तर प्रदेश श्रमिक स्वास्थय बीमा योजना: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced to start UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme 2021 for labourers. On 1 May 2021, CM has announced two schemes for the laborers of the state. In the first scheme, an insurance cover of Rs. 2 lakh will be given to all laborers for accidental death or disability. A health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh will also be given to registered labourers.
CM Yogi mentioned that in the midst of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government restarts the distribution of free ration under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana from 5 May. In the earlier FY 2020, the state government had not just given free ration to laborers but also a “bharan poshan bhatta” or allowance. Around 54 lakh laborers had benefited from the financial assistance. More than 40 lakh migrant workers who returned to the state were also given benefits.
UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme 2021 Apply
In the UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme for Labourers, the state govt. will provide Rs. 5 lakh to all registered labourers. For this purpose, any labourer must be registered with the Building and Other Construction Workers (BOCW) Welfare Board. All those labourers registered with BOCW board would automatically get included in the UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme beneficiary list. Other Shramik who are still not registered will have to apply online as workers to avail benefits of UP Worker Health Insurance Scheme.
BOCW Workers Online Registration Form for UP Health Insurance Scheme for Labourers
To assist daily wage labourers, govt. has started various schemes for their welfare and one of the schemes is named as UP Health Insurance Scheme for labourers. All the workers who will make registration would be able to avail UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme benefits in their bank accounts through DBT mode. Below is the complete process to fill UP Worker Health Insurance Scheme online registration form 2021:-
STEP 1: Firstly visit the official website at http://upbocw.in/english/index.aspx
STEP 2: At the homepage, scroll over the “Worker” tab present in the main menu and then click at the “Labour Registration / Correction” tab as shown here:-
STEP 3: Then the UP Labour Registration online application form will appear as shown below:-
STEP 4: All the applicants will have to enter their aadhar card number, mandal, district, mobile number and click at the “Aavedan / Sanshodhan Karein” button to complete the BOCW labourers registration process with Uttar Pradesh labour department.
It is important to note that all the labourers registered with the UP Labour department would be eligible for the UP Labour Health Insurance Scheme.
Eligibility Criteria / Documents List – UP Health Insurance Scheme for Labourers
In case you are a daily wage earner, then you must possess some documents for Yogi Labourers Health Insurance Scheme registration to avail scheme benefits:-
- Laborer must be a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh.
- Labourers must have registration certificate from UP labour department, municipal council / corporation or gram sabha.
If the applicant worker is registered in any of the above mentioned departments, then assistance amount would be transferred directly into their bank accounts.
Objective for UP Health Insurance Scheme for Labourers
PM Narendra Modi has addressed the nation and urged people to avoid gatherings to avoid Coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak. The COVID 19 spread could only be stopped by taking strict measures. The state govt. has made Isolation wards across UP and already infected people are recovering. The state govt. needs to be prepared to fight this disease. The UP govt. has taken several measures to minimize the effect virus in the state.
UP state has an ample supply of food and medicines to tackle Coronavirus pandemic. The main objective is to bring level of infection of COVID 19 down to zero. UP Health Insurance Scheme for labourers will assist workers in getting their proper treatment done. People must not panic and fall into trap of hoarding of supplies and must avoid unnecessary purchases. CM also assured its citizens that the state govt. will not let shortage of food supplies and other things in the state.
UP Govt. Initiatives for Coronavirus Affected Daily Wage Labourers
According to the government spokesman, Yogi Adityanath said that the Uttar Pradesh Labour (Employment Exchange and Job) Commission had been set up which is working to find employment for workers. A Kanya Vivah Sahayata Yojana is also going on through which the government provides financial aid for the wedding of daughters of laborers. Atal Residential Schools are also being set up in each of the 18 divisions to provide education to children of registered laborers and provide with them free hostel facilities.
The Chief Minister said that the government was providing free coaching to children of laborers under the Abhyudaya Scheme and helping them get good ranks in competitive exams. He assured them that all steps had been taken to ensure that essential services and activities were not affected during the weekend curfew. During this time, industrial units would continue functioning.
Covid help desks had been set up in all units and if workers faced any problem, they could visit the help desk. Directions have been given to provide workers with sanitizers, thermal scanning, pulse oximeters at workplaces.
For more details, visit the official website at upbocw.in