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Odisha Unorganized Workers Social Security Board Welfare Scheme will cover fifty categories

Bhubaneswar:2/8/23:Odisha Unorganized Workers Social Security Board Welfare Scheme will cover fifty categories like delivery boys, potters, blacksmiths, plumbers etc. 4 lakh in case of accidental death, increase to Rs 2 lakh in case of natural death

The state government is working with commitment for the welfare of the workers and the poor. Many measures have been taken for their social security. Various assistance is being provided to the beneficiaries through Odisha Unorganized Workers Social Security Board. Currently, 10 categories of people like hawkers, petty shopkeepers, domestic helpers, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, cobblers, agricultural workers, forest workers, newspaper hawkers and cleaners are getting benefits under the welfare scheme of the board.

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List of new categories:

(1) Darji, embroidery artist,

(2) Employees working in salons, spas, salons and beauty parlours;

(3) Maharana,

(iv) Fishery,

(5) Kamar,

(vi) Railway coolies,

(vii) workers engaged in loading and unloading goods and workers carrying loads on their heads;

(8) Pottery,

(9) Stone Carvers and Assistants,

(10) Zari Gotali,

(11) Sanitary workers,

(12) janitorial/laundry and dry cleaners;

(13) Weavers, Handicrafts and Handicrafts,

(14) Industrial Workers,

(15) folk artists,

(16) painters/painters

(17) meat cutter,

(18) Gem and goldsmiths,

(19) hotel, restaurant and catering workers;

(20) photographers and videographers,

(21) Welding Technician, Welding Assistant,

(22) Electrician,

(23) Plumber,

24) Tool Maker, Dye Maker, Paint Maker,

(25) Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Repairers,

(26) Mali,

(27) workers engaged in furniture repair;

(28) Assistants working in grocery and convenience stores;

(29) Florist,

(30) Workers engaged in tenthouse/decoration work,

(31) Band party members,

32) Entertainers,

(33) Musicians and vocalists,

(34) Film Operator/Assistant,

(35) Cinema Hall Booking Clerk,

(36) workers engaged in making musical instruments,

(37) Craftsmen of all kinds,

(38) workers engaged in plantation work,

(39) Boatman/Assistant,

(40) Snacks, Mixture Factory Workers,

(41) Achar, Body, Pampad Maker,

(42) Saw-mill workers,

(43) A person who sells milk,

(44) Caretaker/House Keeper/Bedside Attendant

(45) Cake/candy makers,

(46) Ice Makers/Ice Cream Makers

(47) Dairy product manufacturers,

(48) Travel and Tourist Guides,

(49) Delivery Boy,

(50) Agricultural Labourer, Cultivator


About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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