29 March 2020 – Provided health insurance for frontline workers

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare workers
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The government announced health insurance cover of up to 50 lakhs rupees for frontline workers, such as doctors, nurses, paramedics, Aasha, ANM workers and sanitation workers.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1609009