HCFI Round Table Expert Zoom Meeting on “Compensation scheme for health care worker in Covid-19”

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HCFI Dr KK Aggarwal Research Fund12th June, 2021, 11am-12pmKey points from discussionThe government has initiated several compensation schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (into which the insurance scheme for HCWs was also included), the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (under which about 80 Cr people will get free ration), Family Pension Scheme (for the dependents of Covid victims under the ESI scheme) and the PM Care for Children Scheme (under which a corpus of Rs 10 lakh will be created for each child till the age of 18 years. Then the child would get monthly financial support and on reaching the age of 23 years, he/she will get the corpus amount as one lump sum for personal and professional use).A presentation on “Compensation schemes for healthcare workers and children affected by COVID-19” was given by Ms Ira Gupta, Advocate, Partner, Privy Law Firm