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'Give 100% insurance to Gurdaspur, Amritsar'

chandigarh Updated: Oct 10, 2012 14:22 IST
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Amardeep Singh Cheema, vice-chairman of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and director of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Wednesday met Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan alongwith a high powered delegation and thanked him for utilising maximum potential of the social sector schemes funded by UPA government through LIC.


Hailing from border state Gurdaspur in Punjab, Cheema is the youngest director of any of the public sector undertakings in the country. He has proposed under a special pilot for front line border state, two districts of Punjab namely Gurdaspur and Amritsar for making 100 coverage of life insurance of entire population.

Cheema, who is also a member of Social Security Committee, has proposed that Aam Admi Beema Yozna, Jan Shree Bima Yozna and Swavlamban a contributory pension plan of government of India for unorganised sector.

Chief minister Chavan appreciated the efforts of Cheema in pushing these social sector schemes in different states where Maharashtra government has emerged as front runner in the past three months where they have achieved more than 95% targets. Cheema shared his experience of Punjab government.

On the request of Cheema, the chief minister agreed to inaugurate the national integration camp being organised by NYKS in the month of December where selected youth from seven states will be participating.