Puri, Apr 25: In order to provide more financial protection to servitors and their family members, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday announced to provide health insurance coverage to all Sevayats.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting held here under chairmanship of SJTA Chief Administrator Krishan Kumar.
It was also revealed that servitors will be enrolled with the New India Assurance Company Limited for health insurance coverage. About 2,500 persons, comprising servitors and their family members, will be covered. Each family will be provided basic health insurance coverage of Rs 2 lakh and an additional cover of Rs 1 lakh for critical illnesses.
Besides, an additional cover of Rs 3 lakh per person will be provided to 25 persons for treatment of cancer and kidney transplantation under the scheme.