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Telangana: Cab and auto drivers in Telangana will get accident insurance policy of Rs 5 lakh, CM announces

Telangana Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy has said the state government will provide accident insurance of Rs 5 lakh to gig workers like food delivery, cab and autorickshaw pullers.

Will get health cover

According to an official release on Saturday, he also assured the gig workers that the government will provide a health cover of Rs 10 lakh under the Rajiv Aarogyasri Scheme. Participating in a meeting of cab and autorickshaw drivers and food delivery officials here, the Chief Minister said the state government will provide social security to workers in the unorganized sectors and will take policy decisions in this direction.

Law will be presented in the next budget session

Reddy promised that the state government will study the existing policy for gig workers in Rajasthan and introduce an effective law in the next state budget session, the release said. He also announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the family of a food delivery executive who died after falling from a building four months ago.

Application submission advice

The chief minister advised cab and autorickshaw drivers and food delivery officials to submit their applications online or physically at the gram sabhas to be held from December 28 to January 6, the release said. IT and Industries Minister D Sridhar Babu was also among those who attended the meeting.

 

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