Ever since the Mumbai film and television industries are in talks about resuming shoots, multiple discussions have been taking place regarding insurance covers. Finally, the issue seems to have been resolved.
As per a report by Mumbai Mirror, the fraternity will get Rs 2 lakh for treatment of coronavirus, while their families will get Rs 25 lakh as compensation in case there is a death due to the infection.
Sources have told that a number of production houses have already started working on the policies.
JD Majethia, chairperson of the television division, Indian Film and Television Producers Council, confirmed the news.
Sumant Salian of Alliance Insurance Brokers said, “Prior to the pandemic, only accident injuries and deaths were covered. Now, producers are also including the COVID-19 insurance to be provided to the cast and crew.