scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Monday, May 23, 2022

Medical insurance for PU students

In a path-breaking resolution,the Panjab University has decided to provide medical cover worth Rs 2 lakh to all its students from the next session.

Written by JYOTSNA JALALI | Chandigarh |
April 14, 2009 4:30:37 am

In a path-breaking resolution,the Panjab University has decided to provide medical cover worth Rs 2 lakh to all its students from the next session. Furthermore,the insurance benefits will extend to the students’ parents as well.

Medical insurance had been a long pending demand of the students and the faculty has finalised its implementation after much persuasion. Dean Students’ Welfare Professor Naval Kishore said: “The facility is not only for the new students,but will cover all students of the university.”

The Rs 2-lakh policy will cover hospitalisation charges as well as accidental risk. In total,the students will pay Rs 120 per year as premium towards the insurance policy.

Students’ Council president Sahil Nanda said: “We are glad that the authorities have finally accepted our demand of a medical cover for students.”

Best of Express Premium

Horoscope Today, May 24, 2022: Cancer, Leo, Libra and other signs — check...Premium
UPSC CSE Key – May 23, 2022: What you need to read todayPremium
Opinion: Can India turn Quad into an instrument to realise its significan...Premium
Presidential polls: For Congress, a prelude to battles aheadPremium

For all the latest Ludhiana News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement