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Pravasi Raksha Insurance Scheme: Memorial Memorandum submitted

Pravasi Raksha Insurance Scheme: Memorial Memorandum submitted

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Dubai: The Overseas Malayalee Association (ORMA) has submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the effectiveness of the Pravasi Raksha Insurance Scheme implemented by the Government of Kerala through Norca Roots. The project was welcomed by Orma Dubai. Orma suggested the following suggestions to make this project more useful 1) Make it possible to use expatriate insurance for non-critical illnesses.2) Provide higher amount of insurance for those who can pay higher premium. 3) Prepare the situation for families living abroad to take group insurance as a whole.4) Create an opportunity to take out insurance for more than one year by paying the premium together for more than one year.5) Those above 60 years of age cannot join the Expatriate Insurance Schem...
Expat friendly budget; Congratulations: Jeddah Navodaya

Expat friendly budget; Congratulations: Jeddah Navodaya

Middle east
Jeddah Navodaya said that the Government of Kerala has presented the 2021-22 Budget with a serious consideration for expatriates and congratulated the Finance Minister. For a long time, the government had sympathetically considered raising the required pension for expatriates in this budget. When this government came to power, the pension amount was only Rs.600 but in the first phase it was increased to Rs.2000. Now it has been increased to Rs. Efforts will be made to make all expatriates part of the welfare fund with the help of expatriate organizations. Skill training for returning expatriates, `100 crore has been set apart for integrated expatriate employment schemes. Special arrangements will be made for expatriate rehabilitation schemes for returning expatriates. Pra...
Kerala Budget – Left Government Provision for Expatriates: Dammam Navodaya

Kerala Budget – Left Government Provision for Expatriates: Dammam Navodaya

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Dammam> The Dammam Navodaya Central Committee has said that the declarations for the welfare of the people in the state budget are historic. All the plans of this government till date are to bring the issue of expatriates to the center of political policy in a way that no future government can ignore. The announcements in this budget are a powerful continuation of that. This is an example of how a government dealing with working class politics recognizes the impulses of the labor problems faced by migrant workers. Announces Integrated Expatriate Employment Scheme for Expatriate Workers A list of returnees will be prepared as part of the project. The finance minister said Rs 100 crore would be set aside for the project. 30 crore has been announced for relief work. An amoun...
State Budget Relief for Expatriates: Orma

State Budget Relief for Expatriates: Orma

Middle east
Dubai: The UAE Overseas Malayalee Association (ORMA) has welcomed the state budget, which offers much comfort and hope to expatriates. NK Kunjumuhammed, Member of the Loka Kerala Sabha and patron of Orma, pointed out that the announcement of the Unified Expatriate Employment Scheme for Expatriates who are losing their jobs will be beneficial to many. A list of returnees will be prepared as part of the project. It has been announced that they will be given skills training as per their interest and assistance will be made available to go abroad again. The finance minister said Rs 100 crore would be allocated for the project. 30 crore has been announced for relief work. Orma General Secretary K Sajeevan and President Anwar Shahi said the decision to allocate Rs 9 crore to the P...
Expatriate Budget: Art Kuwait

Expatriate Budget: Art Kuwait

Middle east
KUWAIT CITY: The Kerala Art Lovers' Association and Kala Kuwait welcome the Kerala budget presented by Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, with an emphasis on welfare and increasing the benefits of various expatriate welfare schemes. Kala Kuwait officials said in a press release that this is a budget that will awaken Kerala and the expat community.Expatriates have been given better consideration in the budget. Most notably, the budget announced an increase in the welfare pension to Rs 3,500 for expatriates and Rs 3,000 for returnees. An amount of `9 crore has been allotted to the Pravasi Welfare Fund for this. The Integrated Expatriate Employment Scheme for Expatriates who are losing their jobs has been announced as part of the budget. An amount of `100 crore has been set apart fo...
Budgeting for expatriates: Kelly’s congratulations to Finance Minister

Budgeting for expatriates: Kelly’s congratulations to Finance Minister

Middle east
Riyadh> Keli Arts and Culture Forum lauds Finance Minister Thomas Isaac for presenting a budget that focuses on the welfare and rehabilitation of expatriates. As another firm step towards the creation of Nava Kerala, the Finance Minister presented a people's budget in the House that will benefit all sections of the society.The Budget has announced an integrated expatriate employment scheme for expatriates who are losing their jobs. Part of the plan is to prepare a list of returnees and provide them with skills training and assistance in going back abroad. It will benefit many expatriates who have lost their jobs and returned home due to the financial crisis created by the Kovid epidemic. An amount of `100 crore has been set apart in the budget for this project. An amount of `...
Budget that considers expats wholeheartedly: Expatriate group

Budget that considers expats wholeheartedly: Expatriate group

Middle east
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Pravasi Sangham said in a statement that Dr. Thomas Isaac presented the budget in the House on Friday with a heartfelt consideration for the Pravasi. The budget contains proposals that will greatly help the poor middle class expatriates who are thrown into insecurity in the evenings of life. The increase in expatriate pension is commendable. The minimum pension has been increased by Rs 3,000 for returnees and Rs 3,500 for expatriates. Increased funding for rehabilitation projects. The proposal by local bodies to organize online expat family reunions is welcome. Plans to utilize the services of skilled returnees are also imaginative. Allocating better numbers for expatriate rehabilitation is also a good decision for the expatriate community. Pres...
State Budget Relief for Expatriates: Orma

State Budget Relief for Expatriates: Orma

Middle east
UAE> The UAE Overseas Malayalee Association (ORMA) welcomes the state budget which offers much relief and hope to the expatriates. A list of returnees will be prepared as part of the scheme. It has been announced that they will be given skill training as per their wishes and assistance will be made available to go abroad again. Orma General Secretary K Sajeevan and President Anwar Shahi pointed out that the decision to allot Rs 9 crore to the Pravasi Welfare Fund and increase the Pravasi pension to Rs 3,500 was an example of the government's Pravasi friendship policy.The Finance Minister said that the Lok Sabha will convene its third session after the implementation of the first phase of the Integrated Pravasi Employment Scheme. Patriot...
Mobile Kovid vaccine service launched in Bahrain

Mobile Kovid vaccine service launched in Bahrain

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Manama> In Bahrain, mobile units have started launching Kovid vaccine for the elderly and people with disabilities.This is the first time in the region, the official news agency BNA said. Those who are unable to reach the Kovid vaccination centers will be vaccinated by the medical team at home. The Ministry of Health said it was compiling a list of elderly and disabled people registered for the vaccine.The ministry added that special arrangements have been made to conduct mobile units across the country and inform the families of the applicants about the visit of the vaccination team. Those who need the services of a mobile unit should register on the website of the Ministry of Health of Bahrain or through the Beware app. The decision was made on the recommendation of an exec...
Congratulations to Dr. Siddique Ahmed, winner of Pravasi Samman Award

Congratulations to Dr. Siddique Ahmed, winner of Pravasi Samman Award

Middle east
Riyadh> Pravasi Samman Award winner Dr. Siddique Ahmed Siddique Ahmed, CMD of Saudi-based ITL-Iram Group, hails from Mankara in Palakkad district.Dr. Siddique Ahmed, who has made his mark in the industry in various Gulf countries besides Saudi Arabia, has always been at the forefront of providing much needed assistance to distressed expatriates. He has always been instrumental in the charitable work of many expatriate organizations."I hope he deserves this award and I hope that this award will inspire him to continue working for the welfare of the expatriates and the betterment of the community," he said in a statement. Patriotic news is now available on WhatsApp and Telegram. Click to subscribe to WhatsApp channel ..Click to subsc...