Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on 1 May 2016 launched Chandranna Bima Yojana in Vijayawada. The Yojna launched on the occasion of May Day is an insurance scheme for the working class people.
The state government scheme will cover about 1.5 crore workers of the state.
Under the scheme any insured worker who meets an accidental death and permanent disability will be paid 5 lakh rupees. That worker who suffers partial disability will be paid a sum of 3 lakh rupees.
Besides, the Chief Minister asked officials to conduct enumeration and enroll all the eligible workers under the scheme. He said, government would earmark 132 crore rupees for its implementation.
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Where: Andhra Pradesh
When: 1 May 2016