MEETING ON GROUP MEDICAL
INSURANCE SCHEME FOR GDS
A Meeting on Group Medical Insurance scheme for GDS, held on 17-01-2020 in the light of Postal Directorate File No. 17-31/2016(Pt.) Dt. 14-01-2020, Under the Chairmanship Hon’ble S.K. Kamila Member (P), Mrs. Smriti Sharan, DDG (Estt.) and Shri S.B. Vyavahare -ADG (GDS/PCC) were present in the meeting. Due to pre-engagement of Shri Sugandhi Kr. Mishra, General Secretary BGDKS in some important organizational works at Kolkatta , Secretary General BPEF attended the meeting.
Department proposed Four names of insurance companies 1. Oriental Insurance, 2. Salasar Services (Insurance Brokers) Pvt. Ltd., 3. National Insurance company limited & 4. United India Insurance Co. Ltd. alongwith their terms and conditions for Group medical insurance Scheme for Medical treatment of GDS on the basis of yearly premium.
BPEF Suggested that 50% of the premium should be beard by Central Welfare Board of the Department. Otherwise ESI or CGHS facilities should be provided to GDS . The Department assured to examine the matter from different wings of DOP before sending the proposal to Hon’ble MOC.
It has been agreed unanimously that
(i) The assured sum for Group Medical Insurance would be Rs. 2 Lakh.
(ii) One insurance company among Four above shall be get finalized by the Department. Then the next round of meeting shall arranged with that company in the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Member (P).
Sugandhi Kr. Mishra
General Secy. -GDS