The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance in the form of one-time grants to patients undergoing medical treatment in connection with T.B., Cancer and other malignant diseases.
The physical target depends upon number of applications received and the nature of cases that fall within the eligibility criteria to be considered for making grants.
The rate schedule fixed for different categories of diseases ranges from Rs. 10.000/- to Rs. 30,000/- in majority of the cases and up to Rs. 1.00 lakh in exceptional cases. However, the exact rate of payment for different categories is fixed by the Chairman, State Level Advisory Committee in consultation with other members of the body.
Directorate for Welfare of Tea &Ex-Tea Garden Tribes.
Patients belonging to Tea Tribes community who are suffering from TB, Cancer, Sickle cell and other malignant diseases are the eligible beneficiaries of this scheme in the form of grants-in-aid.
Lists of diseases specified by the State Standing Committee for Plantation Workers shall be the broad guidelines for eligibility.
The following criteria has been followed in selection of beneficiaries