"This country has 25 crore families and out of that 7.5 to 8 crore families have been already linked with these schemes," Jaitley told reporters here.
"Poor people can not be merely helped by distributing resources in a poll year. As there is a practice in developed countries of the world, we want to provide social security to poor people," Jaitley said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently launched accidental insurance and life insurance schemes in Kolkata to bring poor people in social security net.

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