Kerala government launches Cow Samridhi Plus Scheme
Kerala government launches Cow Samridhi Plus Scheme

Kerala Govt launches Gau Samridhi scheme for dairy farmers

ANI | Updated: Nov 16, 2018 00:11 IST

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday launched the 'Cow Samridhi Plus Scheme' to provide insurance coverage to dairy farmers in the state.
The government subsidized scheme, as proposed, will give insurance coverage to dairy farmers at low premium rates. Moreover, farmers belonging to the general category will be getting 50% subsidy on premiums while those belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) category would get 70% subsidy on the premium.
"Gau Samridhi plus scheme, which gives insurance coverage to dairy farmers, has commenced. The Government subsidized scheme provides coverage at low premium rates. Farmers in General category will get 50% subsidy on premiums and those in SC/ST category will get 70% subsidy," the Chief Minister's Office Kerala wrote on Twitter.
Apart from the Gau Samridhi Plus Scheme, the Kerala government in collaboration with the Central government has decided to set a regional autism and research centre at the National Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NIPMR) in Thrissur.(ANI)