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FinMin working to converge all insurance schemes for weavers

Textiles Minister Smriti Irani says govt is planning to increase the level of insurance cover of handloom weavers under the MGBBY

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani

The is working with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima from next financial year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Textiles Minister said: "the is coordinating with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima (MGBBY) to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima from next financial year."

She said the is planning to increase the level of cover of handloom under the MGBBY.

MGBBY, the scheme for coverage of handloom is being implemented by the Office of Development Commissioner for Handloom through the LIC, she said.

Replying to a separate question, she said as on September 30 this year, there were 2,002 cotton man-made fibre textile mills (non-small scale) in the country.

During the last five years (FY 2011-12 onwards), 129 cotton man-made fibre textile mills were reported closed as on September 30 this year, she added.

The ministry is implementing Integrated Processing Development Scheme to assist the textile processing units to set up/upgrade Common Effluent Treatment Plants with zero liquid discharge technology/marine discharge technology, Irani replied to another question.

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FinMin working to converge all insurance schemes for weavers

Textiles Minister Smriti Irani says govt is planning to increase the level of insurance cover of handloom weavers under the MGBBY

Textiles Minister Smriti Irani says govt is planning to increase the level of insurance cover of handloom weavers under the MGBBY
The is working with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima from next financial year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Textiles Minister said: "the is coordinating with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima (MGBBY) to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima from next financial year."

She said the is planning to increase the level of cover of handloom under the MGBBY.

MGBBY, the scheme for coverage of handloom is being implemented by the Office of Development Commissioner for Handloom through the LIC, she said.

Replying to a separate question, she said as on September 30 this year, there were 2,002 cotton man-made fibre textile mills (non-small scale) in the country.

During the last five years (FY 2011-12 onwards), 129 cotton man-made fibre textile mills were reported closed as on September 30 this year, she added.

The ministry is implementing Integrated Processing Development Scheme to assist the textile processing units to set up/upgrade Common Effluent Treatment Plants with zero liquid discharge technology/marine discharge technology, Irani replied to another question.
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FinMin working to converge all insurance schemes for weavers

Textiles Minister Smriti Irani says govt is planning to increase the level of insurance cover of handloom weavers under the MGBBY

The is working with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima from next financial year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Textiles Minister said: "the is coordinating with concerned ministries to converge all schemes including Bunkar Bima (MGBBY) to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima from next financial year."

She said the is planning to increase the level of cover of handloom under the MGBBY.

MGBBY, the scheme for coverage of handloom is being implemented by the Office of Development Commissioner for Handloom through the LIC, she said.

Replying to a separate question, she said as on September 30 this year, there were 2,002 cotton man-made fibre textile mills (non-small scale) in the country.

During the last five years (FY 2011-12 onwards), 129 cotton man-made fibre textile mills were reported closed as on September 30 this year, she added.

The ministry is implementing Integrated Processing Development Scheme to assist the textile processing units to set up/upgrade Common Effluent Treatment Plants with zero liquid discharge technology/marine discharge technology, Irani replied to another question.

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