Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana

Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana

Ministry of Women and Child Development
Press Information Bureau,
Government of India

16-July, 2015

Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana

The premium amount of Rs.80/- per annum payable by Anganwadi Workers & Helpers to LIC under the Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana (AKBY) has been waived off for a further period of two years i.e. from 01.04.2015 to 31.03.2017.

The Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers are getting insurance coverage under Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana (AKBY). The Scheme operates with premium contributions of Government of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India and the beneficiaries.

The Scheme provides the following compensations:


· Natural Death – Rs.30,000/-
· Accident:

  • Death/Total permanent disability Rs.75,000/-
  • Partial Permanent disability Rs.37,500/-

· Female Critical Illness (FCI) Benefits: An amount of Rs.20,000/- is payable on the diagnosis of invasive cancers (malignant tumour) manifest in the following organs (subject to proof of affliction satisfactory to Corporation):

  • Breast
  • Cervix Uteri
  • Corpus Uteri
  • Ovaries
  • Fallopian Tubes
  • Vaginal/Vulva

· Shiksha Sahayog Yojana: A free add-on scholarship benefit is available for the children of AWWs and AWHs. Scholarship of Rs.300/- per quarter for students 9th to 12th Standard (including ITI Courses) is available for maximum two children per family.


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