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Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers (HIS)


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Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers (HIS)


  • Should be an Indian Citizen
  • The weaver should be earning at least 50% of his income from handloom weaving
  • All weavers, whether male or female, are eligible to be covered under the “Health Insurance Scheme”


  • The beneficiaries would avail a package of Rs 15,000 that includes both pre-existing diseases and new diseases. The division in terms of disbursement of the amount according to the medical conditions stands as- Maternity benefits (per child for the first two)- Rs 2500, Eye treatment – Rs 75, Spectacles – Rs 250, Domiciliary Hospitalisation- Rs 4000, Ayurvedic/Unnani/Homeopathic/Siddha- Rs 4000, Hospitalization (including pre and post)- Rs 15000, Baby coverage-500, OPD and limit per illness- Rs 7500.