Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes

New Delhi:

The Government is implementing a Scheme namely “Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes”. The objective of the Scheme is to improve financial and socio-economic status of the old aged artistes and scholars who have contributed significantly in their specialized fields of arts, letters etc. but leading a miserable life or are in penury condition. The Scheme has also provision to provide medical aid facility to such Artistes and his/her spouse by covering them under a convenient and affordable Health Insurance Scheme of the Government.