NGO insures anti- poaching watchers, rapid response team
| Thursday | 28th March, 2019
On seeing it, we decided to provide insurance for them,” he said.
This year, including the RRT members we have insured 149 personnel,” he said.“Last year, an APW was injured when he was driving away an elephant.
Last October, Venkatesh a member of the RRT was trampled to death by a tusker while on duty.
The forum has paid the insurance for the group personal accident insurance policy schedule through an insurer and handed over the documents to the district forest officer recently.
Such incidents have made insuring the personnel even more necessary, he said.The insurance cover for the personnel, which would be for a year, would provide Rs 1lakh for medical coverage in case of accident and Rs 1.5lakh in case of death, said Parthiban.
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