The existing GHI (Group Health Insurance by M/s Oriental Insurance Company) period will expire on 30th April 2023. Quotes for renewal for the period 01.05.2023 to 30.04.2024 by M/s Oriental Insurance Company are extremely high. Multiple deliberations & negotiations meetings held among the Unions/Associations, BSNL Management & M/s Oriental Insurance on the premium quotes but Oriental Insurance spurn to lower the quoted premium.
In view above, the Recognised Unions and Associations, viz., BSNLEU, NFTE, AIGETOA, SNEA, wrote to the Director HR..
1] Rejecting the premium rates offered by the Oriental Insurance Company.
2] Requested to call for fresh quotations immediately from open market on war footing basis to avoid any more delay.
3] Requested to instruct all Circles/BA’s to ensure empanelment of hospitals on cashless basis so that employees may not suffer and may use the existing policy as and when required.