Mukhya Mantri Jiban Jyoti Bima Asoni

Government of Assam has decided to continue the implementation of Mukhyamantrir Jibon Jyoti Bima Achoni w.e.f. 25th August, 2006, and Social Welfare Department was entrusted to implement this Achoni which covers all resident of Assam of the age group 03-80 years. The eligible persons shall be able to claim financial assistance both for medical treatment and in case of injury caused due to accidents as per the prescribed norms under this scheme. Forms for claim will be available in the Revenue Circle Offices, Block Development Offices, Zila Parishad, Anchalik Panchayat and Gaon Panchayat Offices. The claim forms have to be submitted in the Revenue Circle Offices, District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) is the competent authority to settle the claims on the recommendation of the District Level Committee headed by Deputy Commissioner. For the current year an amount of Rs. 500.00 lacs have been provided for continuation of the scheme.

Highlights:

Guidelines have been simplified to make it more beneficiary friendly and hassle free. As per the latest revision District Social Welfare Officers will settle insurance coverage cases and need not have to refer it to the District Level Committee, which will function only as appellate authority.