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Swasthya Sathi

Swasthya Sathi is a Group Health Insurance Scheme for Casual/ daily rated/ contractual workers and different Volunteers (e.g. Civic Police/ Green Police/ Village Police).

Insurance Policy For Persons Deployed For COVID-19 Related Duties

Free treatment for COVID-19 patients shall be provided in Government Hospitals/ Government-requisitioned private hospital with an additional financial assistance of Rs 1.00 Lakh and a death benefit of Rs 10.00 Lakh.

Life Insurance for Staffs deployed for Management of COVID-19

Governor is pleased to provide coverage up to Rs 5 lakh for treatment related to COVID-19 and additional Rs 5 lakh as death benefit to all employees/ persons deployed in the containment and management of COVID 19.

Swasthya Sathi Scheme for Statutory Commissions

Governor is pleased to decide that all permanent and contractual employees of statutory Commissions under different Departments of the State Government will be covered under “Swasthya Sathi” Scheme.

Basic Health Cover under Swasthya Sathi raised to 5 lacs

Basic health cover for secondary and tertiary care (including Critical illness) shall be up to Rs. 5 Lakh (Rupees Five Lakh) per family per annum for all cases under Swasthya Sathi.

Swasthya Sathi Scheme for Cable Operators

Coverage of Rs. 5.00 lakh per family during the policy year in cases of critical illness like cancer, neuro surgeries, cardiothoracic surgeries, liver diseases, blood disorders.

Extension of Swasthya Sathi Scheme for Cable Operators

Governor is pleased to decide that the Cable Operators, sub-operators and workers employed by them in such business are also brought within the coverage of “Swasthya Sathi”.

Extension of Coverage of “Swasthya Sathi” Scheme

Governor is pleased to include other employees/workers/volunteers/teachers engaged in government work under “Swasthya Sathi” scheme with immediate effect.

Swasthya Sathi for Nonteaching Staff of College and University

Introduction of Group Health Insurance Scheme named “Swasthya Sathi” for serving nonteaching permanent staff of Government-aided colleges and State-aided Universities.

Swasthya Sathi for Casual Workers of Colleges and Univeristies

For Contractual Whole Time Teachers (CWTTs), Government approved Part Time Teachers (PTTs) and Daily Rated/ Casual Non-teaching employees of State-aided Universities, Colleges.

Agreement between Swasthya Sathi and Insurance Company

Agreement between State Nodal Agency, Swasthya Sathi, Government of West Bengal and Insurance Company under Swasthya Sathi Scheme.

Implementation of Swasthya Sathi for Contractual Workers

State Government have introduced a Group Health Insurance Scheme named ‘Swasthya Sathi’ for different categories of worker and volunteer incl. Casual/ Contractual workers.

State Level Committee for Swasthya Sathi

A State Level Committee is constituted to oversee the implementation of ‘Swasthya Sathi’ for the workers, volunteers engaged in various development programmes.

Introduction of Group Health Insurance Scheme – Swasthya Sathi

“Swasthya Sathi” for workers/ volunteers like the Members of Self Help Groups, Civic Police Volunteers, Green Police Volunteers, Civil Defence Volunteers, Village Police Volunteers at Gram Panchayat, Disaster Management workers, Home Guard/ NVF, ASHA workers, ICDS workers and other Contractual/ Casual/ Daily rated workers.