Bihar govt raises insurance cover for policemen in Naxal dists

The Bihar government will hike the insurance cover of policemen and homeguard personnel posted in 15 Maoist-affected districts of the state from the present Rs 12 lakh to Rs 13.75 lakh.

Director General of Police Neelmani told reporters here On Monday that while the insurance cover has been raised, the ex gratia would remain Rs 10 lakh.

”All police officers, policemen and home guard jawans posted in 15 naxalite affected districts will now be entitled for a insurance cover of Rs 13.75 lakh,” he said. The districts are Patna, Nalanda, Gaya, Nawada, Jehanabad, Arwal, Aurangabad, Rohtas, Kaimur, Bhagalpur, Sitamarhi, East and West Champaran, Munger and Jamui, he added.


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