How insurance cover helped 46k women avoid toiling in sun during heatwave - Qoneqt
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    Vikshita Vitthal Gujaran in News

    13 Jun 05:56 AM


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    How insurance cover helped 46k women avoid toiling in sun during heatwave

    In the city of Ahmedabad, temperatures climbed above 43C (109F) every day between May 19 and May 25, creating deadly hot working conditions for many of the labourers who keep the local economy humming. For 40-year-old Lataben Arvindbhai Makwana, it was unbearable to run her sewing machine inside her tin-roofed house, which has little ventilation and only a small ceiling fan.