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Welfare Schemes

High School Education Grant

Board provides high school education grant to the children of workers. As per the scheme 8th to 10th standard students will get Rs.300/- as financial assistance. Eligibility for the grant is determined on a merit basis. Application for the grant must be received by August 30th of every year. Under this scheme grants will be awarded to 3945 students every year.

SSLC Cash Award

As per this scheme, 6 cash awards will be given to a district, out of six two cash award will be given to a boy and a girl student who has secured the highest marks in the general category and two cash awards to the boy and a girl who has secured highest marks in the SC/ST category.

Higher Education Grant

The main objective of this scheme is to render assistance for higher education to the children of the subscribers of the Board. Under the scheme the grant will be given to students studying from plus one to Post Graduation. The amount of grant ranges from Rs.400 to 1800, which will vary depending on the course of study. Application for this grant must be submitted in the first year of each course. Students who receive first year grant will get renewal of the grant until the end of the course.

I.T.I Training Programme

As per the scheme, the children of subscribers will be given ITI training in 13 trades in 12 Government ITI’s in Kerala. Eligibility of selection is based purely on merit. The selected students will be get a stipend of 150 rupees per month. 20% of the total seats is reserved for SC/ST students.

Computer Training Programme

This programme envisages to give computer course training for the children of workers. Under this scheme LBS centre for science and Technology offers training for DCA and PGDCA courses.

A fees concession of 75% will be given to the students of the workers belongs to a monthly inclome of below 5000 and fees concession of 50% to the children of the workers to a monthly income of above 5000/-. SC/ST students will get 100% fee concession

Death Benefit

The Scheme provides financial assistance of Rupees.2500/- to the dependents of workers who die while at work. To avail this benefit, the application must be submitted within one year of the demise. A copy of the death certificate and a certificate showing the relationship between the applicant and the deceased must be produced along with the application.

Treatment Benefit for serious disease

The subscriber of the board entitled to get a maximum amount of Rupees 10000/- for critical disease such as Cancer, Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Renal Disease, Paralysis, Heart valve Surgery and mental illness. The subscriber can avail this in addition to ESI benefit. The application should be submitted within 6 months after treatment.

Financial aid to purchase artificial device

The board offers financial assistance for purchase of artificial limbs in case of accidental disability at work. This benefit is available for person with visual, hearing and speech impairment. The amount of benefit is limited to 5000/-

Financial assistance to differently abled children of the workers

The board renders financial assistance to the unmarried and differently abled child of the workers. As per the scheme financial assistance of Rupees 100/- per month will be given to the worker until his/her retirement. While applying for financial aid for first time must submit the application along with the Medical Board’s Certificate and duly signed relationship certificate between the applicant and the child. Application for renewal must be attached with Life Certificate of the child.

Library Grant

Under this scheme, Libraries run either by trade union or by establishments for the use of workers will be provided financial assistance to purchase books up to Rupees 5000/-.

Holiday Home for workers

The board has constructed a holiday home at kumily, where the subscribers of the board can avail food and accomodation at a subsidy rate.

Tour Susidy

The board offers tour subsidy to Thekkady for its subscribers and their family members.

Marriage Benefit

The scheme is meant for female workers and their daughters whose monthly income is not exceeding 5000/-. The benefit shall be limited to a maximum of two daughters of a female subscriber and the application for the benefit should be submitted within in 60 days after marriage