GMR Kamalanga Energy Iniatiates Health Insurance Policies to Project Affected Families


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ODISHA : GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited (GKEL), an SPV of GMR Energy, today distributed health insurance policies among members of the local community of Mangalpur Panchayat in Odisha’s Dhenkanal District belonging to land loser families.

By doing so, GKEL became the first corporate house in Odisha to offer health insurance policies to land losers and ensure their health security as part of its CSR activities.

The ‘Gramin Suswasthya Micro Insurance Policy’ offered by GKEL secures each policy holder family to the extent of Rs. 30,000 for medical treatment during hospitalization and up to Rs. 1,25,000 in case the head of the family meets with an accidental death. GKEL would bear the expenses of the premium and the policy would be administered by the National Insurance Company.

Representatives of land loser families received the health insurance policies from Shri Tathagat Satpathy, Honourable Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Smt. Simarani Nayak, Honourable MLA, Hindol, in the presence of Collector and District Magistrate Smt. Roopa Roshan Sahoo.An exhibition on Corporate Social Responsibility to showcase the CSR works undertaken by GKEL was also organized on the occasion. The honourable guests also had an opportunity to plant saplings in the power plant area.

Speaking on the occasion,R Ravindranathan Nair, Director & Chief Operating Officer, emphasized that ” GKEL has always catered to the best interest of the local communities since its inception” , while highlighting the CSR work done by GKEL in transforming the quality of community life through interventions in education, health care, livelihoods and building of community infrastructure.

“Today, GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited is taking two giant strides that would immensely benefit families that have contributed their land for building its power plant, Nair said.

First, health insurance policies would be distributed to ensure their health security. And second, fee concession at the GMR Varalakshmi DAV Public School to secure their children’s bright future, he added.

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