Puri: The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided to provide health insurance coverage to all servitors of the temple. A decision in this regard was taken today in a meeting chaired by Krishan Kumar, Chief Administrator, SJTA.
The New India Assurance Company Limited has been roped in for this purpose.
The approved insurance scheme will provide coverage to all servitors’ families numbering about 2500. The scheme will provide a basic coverage of Rs 2 lakh per family and an additional cover of Rs 1 lakh for critical illnesses, the SJTA said.
Further, an additional cover of Rs 3 lakh for up to 25 persons for treatment of cancer and kidney transplantation will also be provided under the scheme, the SJTA added.