Aditya Chopra Launches Saathi Card Initiative For Daily Wagers
Filmmaker and producer Aditya Chopra kick-starts an initiative for Daily wage earners, launches Saathi Card, which will provide health insurance, school fee allowance, ration supply, among other benefits to the industry’s daily wage earners and their families.
The 'Saathi Card' has been modelled on the lines of an internationally acclaimed policy concept - "universal basic support" under The Yash Chopra Foundation.
35 or plus years old registered member of the Hindi Film Federation in Mumbai, is eligible to apply for the 'Saathi Card'.
In May, YRF launched 'Yash Chopra Saathi Initiative' to provide minimum basic support to thousands of the industry's daily wage earners affected by the pandemic and initiated a direct benefit transfer of Rs 5,000 to the women and senior citizens of the industry, as well as distributed ration kits to a family of four for a specified period of time.
Aditya Chopra also rolled out a plan to vaccinate thousands of workers of the Hindi film fraternity which helped shoots to restart in Mumbai.