Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Medical Insurance to Pensioners of EPFO


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1351
ANSWERED ON: 25.11.2019

Medical Insurance to Pensioners of EPFO
 Medical Insurance to Pensioners of EPFO

Rajan Baburao Vichare
Will the Minister of

LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-

(a)whether the Government proposes to provide the pensioners of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) with Medical Insurance through the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation;

(b)if so, the details thereof; and

(c)if not, the reasons therefor?

Also check: Government proposes to increase the minimum pension for EPF pensioners?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)

(a) to (c): Yes, Sir. The Government proposes to extend medical benefits to Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) 1995 pensioners drawing minimum pension upto Rs. 1000/- per month under EPS, 1995 and residing in Delhi through a pilot scheme. However, no final decision has been taken.

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