Varanasi: As many as 51,000 women and girls in Varanasi will receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gift of the insurance scheme this Raksha Bandhan.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Varanasi have been given asked to achieve this target. The BJP workers had been asked to select women living below the poverty line for this scheme, but they are bringing the school girls under the same to achieve their target.
More than 6,000 girls filled up the insurance form in Agrasena Girls P.G college here yesterday. The girls welcomed this initiative by Prime Minister Modi and thanked him.
The insurance scheme covers an accidental insurance of Rs. two lakh for Rs. 12 per year. (ANI)