Insurance scheme for tappers extended upto 20 Feb.
06 February 2013
The last date for applying to enroll in the ‘Group Life Insurance Cum Terminal Benefit Scheme’ implemented by the Rubber Board in collaboration with the Life Insurance Corporation of India has been extended to 20 February 2013. The members of this scheme are eligible for benefits like insurance cover (both for natural and accidental death), compensation for disabilities due to accidents, terminal benefits and scholarship to the children of members studying from class 9 to 12. Tappers in the age group of 18-59 years working in small holdings of area not less than 0.80 ha are eligible to apply.
The application forms will be issued from the regional offices of the Board. Tappers should submit the applications along with the contributions at the concerned regional offices, on or before 20 February 2013. The payment for the contribution to this scheme at the rate of Rs.300/- per year may be made either in cash or by Demand Draft / Postal Order drawn in favour of the Dy. Rubber Production Commissioner or Development Officer in charge of the regional offices concerned.
Details of the scheme are available from the regional offices.