Govt plans insurance for workers dying of occupational diseases – Indian Express

August 4, 2012 in Latest News, lungdisease

The state government has passed a resolution detailing an insurance scheme that would pay Rs 1 lakh to the next of kin or legal heir of any unorganised worker killed by any of 29 serious occupational health diseases listed under the Factories Act, which includes anthrax, silicosis and asbestosis among others.

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