The web portal for ‘Odisha Working Journalists Welfare Scheme’ has been rolled out to invite applications online from working journalists for enrolment under ‘Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana’, a health insurance scheme that covers the medical expenses of the journalists and their eligible family members. Financial Assistance Under the ‘Odisha Working Journalists Welfare Scheme’, an ex-gratia of Rs. 4 Lakhs is provided to the legal heir of the working journalist in case of his/her death, and Rs. 2 Lakhs in case of permanent incapacitation. The eligible applicant, in such case, can apply online for financial assistance from Information & Public Relations Department.
Luminous Infoways has developed the system which helps the Journalist to access financial aid quickly and efficiently. The software streamlines the process, ensuring that the necessary documentation and procedures are completed smoothly and the financial support reaches the beneficiaries promptly.