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Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana

2030 Agenda migration-relevant and related target Labels: 
Subgoal 10.7 on safe, orderly and regular migration
Subgoal 8.8 on labor rights for migrant workers
Targets on vulnerability and protection
GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
Irregular migration and regular pathways
Protection, Empowerment and Rights of Migrants

'Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana' is a compulsory insurance scheme for the overseas Indian workers.  The Ministry of External Affairs has framed guidelines for all Indian emigrants going abroad for employment purposes with ECR (Emigration Check Required) endorsement on their passport to compulsorily take out this insurance cover.

GFMD Source: 

2016 GFMD Summit -  RT 2.2 Protecting Migrants in All Situations