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Sambal-2.0 Scheme

  • 17 May 2022
  • 2 min read

Why in News

  • On May 16, 2022, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred an amount of Rs 573.39 crore to the labour families of all the districts of the state under Sambal Yojana.

Key Points

  • The Sambal 2.0 scheme is a changed form of the Sambal scheme itself which was launched in 2018.
  • Lakhs of tendu leaf collectors of the state have also been included as unorganised labourers in the new registration process under Sambal 2.0. At the same time, the workers who were earlier declared ineligible will also be able to apply afresh.
  • Under ‘Anugrah Sahayata Yojana’ (ex-gratia assistance scheme) for lakhs of workers in the unorganised sector, an amount of Rs.4 lakh is given to the family in case of death in an accident. Rs.2 lakh is provided in case of death in normal circumstances, Rs.2 lakh on permanent disability and Rs.1 lakh on partial disability. An amount of Rs.5,000 is given as funeral assistance.
  • Under the scheme, women who are not able to get enough rest at the time of delivery will be given an amount of Rs 16,000 in the scheme. The amount of assistance given before delivery is Rs.4,000/- and post-natal assistance is Rs.12,000.
  • All those eligible for the scheme are all those workers who do not get the benefit of social security like Provident Fund, Employees' State Insurance Scheme, Gratuity etc.
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