J&K mulls Rs 10 lakh insurance cover to those contesting local polls
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 9:12 AM
Unnerved by terrorist threats, Jammu and Kashmir government is mulling insurance cover to the candidates to instill confidence and neutralise the fear psychosis created by terror groups in the run-up to municipal and panchayat polls. Highly-placed sources told DNA that the government will be providing insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh to every candidate who will participate in the panchayat polls.
Post dept to set up insurance company in 2 years: Manoj Sinha
Sunday, September 9, 2018, 12:43 PM
"Departments of Posts is now reincarnating itself. After diversifying its business with parcel directorate and payments bank, the department has decided to set up insurance firm as a special business unit in two years," Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. "The request for proposal to appoint a consultant for setting up insurance unit will be floated in the coming week," Sinha said.