Odisha govt to provide health insurance cover to all discoms employees

Bhubaneswar, All four Tata Power and Government of Odisha joint venture distribution companies (Discoms) in Odisha will roll out Group Health Insurance Schemes for employees.
This has become possible after the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC)approved expenditure applications of the four Discoms to introduce employee group healt hinsurance schemes keeping employee welfare in vision.
The TP Central Odisha Distribution Ltd. (TPCODL), TP Western Odisha Distribution Ltd.
(TPWODL), TP Southern Odisha Distribution Ltd. (TPCODL), and TP Northern Odisha
Distribution Ltd. (TPNODL) – are now set to introduce the health insurance scheme for the
The new schemes will be offered as floater policies covering employees and their family
members of up to a total of six members in a family including spouse, dependent parents
or parent-in-laws with no fully dependent and unmarried/unemployed siblings.
Depending on the grade of employees, annual health insurance coverage would remain in
the range of Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh for a family per year.
TATA Power President Sanjaya Bang said the new health insurance cover for the employees
is designed not only to create a healthy work environment, but also to safeguard their family
members against medical care expenses.

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