National Health Protection Scheme is an insurance policy under which poor people can get life insurance coverage up to One lakh.
The main aim of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to those families who have lost their earning member in any accidents or natural calamities.
Also the insurance scheme aims to protect the person from health diseases and other long term health issues due to any accidents.
Beneficiaries are people below poverty line, economically weaker section and people who are listed under the deprivations according to socio-economic caste census of India.
For Senior citizens of the age 60 years and above belonging to above mentioned category, an additional top-up package up to Rs.30,000 will be provided.