MAHATMA GANDHI BUNKAR BIMA YOJANA
The Government of India had introduced the ‘Bunkar Bima Yojana’ in December, 2003 which was a combination of Janshree Bima Yojana and Add-on Group Insurance Scheme being implemented in collaboration with the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Since, 2005-06 this scheme was revised and has been implemented revised with title “Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Yojana”.
During the XI Plan the Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana will be implemented with enhance benefits. The Scheme will cover 66, 66,665 weavers during
the period 2007-08 to 2011-12 including maximum renewal cases each year.