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Belthangady: ‘Dharmasthala schemes’ aid economic empowerment’

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Belthangady: National Insurance Company Kolkata President and Managing Director Suchita Gupt said, “Under the leadership and guidance of Veerendra Heggade, the service rendered for economic empowerment through health, education, religious, agriculture, and rural development schemes is exemplary.

She was speaking after distributing a serious Health Fund of Health Insurance under the aegis of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project at Dharmasthala on Thursday September 15.

Dharmadhikari D. Veerendra Heggade multi-faceted social service with humanity and the glorious history, background and heritage of Dharmasthala were able to get more information through the ceremony even though he had heard about it. She assured full cooperation and support to health insurance from the National Insurance Company. She congratulated Heggade on being nominated as a Rajya Sabha member and wished him good luck.

Dharmadhikari D. Veerendra Heggade presided over the function. Veerendra Heggade said that everyone should get health insurance. A detailed understanding of the insurance facility is essential for all today. Insurance gives us protection and assurance when there is an unexpected calamity, when there is a change in health. We can protect ourselves by taking advantage of modern medical facilities and insuring. In the insurance business, profit is not important but the spirit of service that matters.
Just as the umbrella protects us from rain and sun, insurance also provides us protection in the event of a disaster or illness. Therefore, he suggested that everyone should get health insurance without any hesitation.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, four hospitals were provided with CT scan machine has been provided and this year three more hospitals have been provided with CT Scan machine will be provided. For those who have been insured, the SDM in Ujire and Dharawad. Heggade also announced that all services in the outpatient department of the hospital would be provided free of cost.

Speaking on the occasion, Dharmasthala Rural Development Project Executive Director Dr. L. H. Manjunath said that there are 461 hospitals in the State where health insured persons can avail treatment and health insurance is already in place in 33 districts. Rs. 2.5 crore has been earmarked for the Critical Illness Fund. A total of 57,99,507 members, including 8,74,130 for Sampoorna Suraksha insurance and 49,25,377 for health insurance, have already been registered, he said.

Four insurance companies New India Assurance Company, National Insurance Company, Oriental Insurance Company and Universal Sample Insurance Company – will collaborate with health insurance, he said.

General Manager National Insurance Company Peter Chittaranjan, DGM Keshav Mohan and, Mangaluru Division Senior Divisional Manager Pushpalatha K. P. were present.

Dharmasthala Rural Development Project Chief Executive Officer Anil Kumar S. S. welcomed the gathering. Insurance Department Regional Director Purushottam P. K. delivered the vote of thanks

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