Magic Academy offers welfare schemes in New Year

The Thiruvananthapuram based Magic Academy will be offering free accident and medical insurance schmes worth Rs 1lakh and 5lakh for magicians in Kerala from the new year.

Updated: Dec 30, 2010, 18:19 PM IST

Kochi: The Thiruvananthapuram based Magic
Academy will be offering free accident and medical insurance
schemes worth Rs 1 lakh and 5 lakh for magicians in Kerala
from the new year.

An award titled `Indrajala Puraskaram`, free distribution
of magic equipments worth rs 5000 for financially backward
magicians and yearly educational scholarships of rs 2500 for
two year higher studies for the children of magicians, an
academy bulletin said.

State Bank of Travancore and United Insurance company are
joining hands with the academy in this venture.

Offered for the first time, the free medical insurance
coverage up to rs one lakh will be granted to 140 magicians
and their close family members across the state based on their
annual income certificate issue by the village officer.

All the magicians in the state will be brought under the
coverage of free accident insurance for rs 5 lakh.

PTI