Apply for Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers (HIS)

Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers

“Social Security Welfare Scheme – eShram Portal”

The Ministry of Labour & Employment which is one of the oldest and important Ministries of the Government of India is continuously working on improving the life and dignity of the Labour force of the country by protecting & safeguarding the interest of workers, promoting the welfare and providing social security to the Labour force both in Organized and Unorganized Sectors by enactment and implementation of various Labour Laws, which regulate the terms and conditions of service and employment of workers.

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Pension Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Pension Yojana

Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers:

Benefits for Heal Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers.

  • The beneficiaries would avail of a package of Rs 15,000 that includes both pre-existing diseases and new diseases. The division in terms of disbursement of the amount according to the medical conditions stands as- Maternity benefit (per child for the first two)- Rs 2500, Eye treatment – Rs 75, Spectacles – Rs 250, Domiciliary Hospitalisation- Rs 4000, Ayurvedic/Unnani/Homeopathic/Siddha- Rs 4000, Hospitalization (including pre and post)- Rs 15000, Baby coverage-500, OPD and limit per illness- Rs 7500.

Eligibility Criteria for Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers

  • Should be an Indian Citizen
  • The weaver should be earning at least 50% of his income from handloom weaving
  • All weavers, whether male or female, are eligible to be covered under the “Health Insurance Scheme”


Our helpdesk support (toll-Free) is available at 14434 (8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday to Saturday) in Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Telugu and Assamese languages.

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For quick redressal of grievances, visit the grievances page of eSHRAM Portal For next level of support

Important Message:-

The information provided on this website is intended for information purposes only and it is subject to
change without notice.


Kindly note that this site is not the official website of the EPFO organization. We provide information available from the internet and the information available on may vary from the actual information. We collect information online from different resources including the official website of the EPFO organization.

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