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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO   529
ANSWERED ON  07.08.2013

HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME TO MTNL EMPLOYEES

529 .       Dr. BALI
RAM
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS
AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:-
(a)          whether
the health care facilities to the employees/officers working in the Mahanagar
Telephone Nigam Ltd. and their families are being provided under the Group
Health Insurance Scheme for the last few years;
(b) if so,
the details and term and conditions thereof alongwith the name of Insurance
company which are providing such facility;
(c)  the
amount spent by MTNL on the Group Health Insurance Scheme during the last three
years and the current year so far;

(d)  whether
the said Health Scheme cover only two member of a family; and
(e) if so, the details thereof and the action taken by the
Government to investigate and review the Health Insurance Scheme?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DR. (SMT.) KILLI KRUPARANI)
(a) & (b)  Yes, Madam. Health care facilities to the employees/officers working in
Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) and their families are being provided
under the Group Health Insurance Scheme by M/s United India Insurance Co. Ltd.,
a Government of India undertaking. The salient features & terms and
conditions of the Group Insurance Scheme are at Annexure-I.
(c)           Amount
spent by MTNL on the Group Health Insurance Scheme during the last three years
and current year is given as under-
Year
Amount
Remark
2010-11 (upto 9th March 2011)
Rs. 45 Crores (approx.)
In house arrangement
10th March 2011 to 9th March 2012
Rs. 39.76 Crores plus
service tax
Through Insurance
10th March 2012 to 9th March 2013
Rs. 38.86 crores plus service tax
Through Insurance
10th March 2013 to 9th March 2014(current policy)
Rs. 42.24 crores plus service tax.
Through Insurance
 (d):        No, Madam. The following members of a
family namely, the employee, dependent spouse, dependent parents & two
dependent children, are covered under the scheme
(e):         Does not
arise in view of (d) above.       

Source: Lok Sabha Q&A
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