Tuesday 28 November 2017
Benefit extended to non-govt professionals
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, November 24The Postal Department has expanded its postal life insurance that was restricted to government and semi-government officials to all non-government professionals.
Residents can now avail themselves of postal life insurance at the General Head Post office, Amritsar, and Post office,Tarn Tarn. People can come and get themselves covered by the postal life insurance.
The facility was introduced in the British era in 1884 and was extended only to government officials. The postal authorities stated that there were a number of policies for the applicants.
One could take up policies depending on one’s age as well as the monetary situation of the individual. Anyone above the age of 18 can apply for insurance.
These policies are low on premium and offer a number of bonuses as compared to the others offered by other policy providers.
The employees listed under the national stock exchange and the Bombay stock exchange can also be entitled to the insurance, apart from others.
The residents need to carry a copy of their Aadhaar card, Pan card, two photographs, and a professional proof to avail themselves of the service.
One can visit the post office from 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. Makhan Singh, Senior Superintendent, post office, Amritsar division, said, “We have expanded our clientele.
The move shall benefit the maximum number of people under postal life insurance. People shall have positive gains.
This service is pocket-friendly. Residents need to visit the post office.”