Home / Motor/ ‘PickMe Pramuka’ gives insurance coverage for driver partners and families

‘PickMe Pramuka’ gives insurance coverage for driver partners and families


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 27 June 2019 02:05

Facebook

Chairman Ajit Gunewardene with felicitated Driver Partners

PickMe, Sri Lanka’s own technology-driven transportation network, launched a driver loyalty program titled ‘PickMe Pramuka’ at a ceremony held at the Grand Monarch in Thalawathugoda. 

The program provides PickMe’s driver partners with numerous benefits, including insurance coverage for the entire family based on their driver rating system which categorises drivers on their general conduct, performance and reliability. The rating system consists of three categories, namely platinum, gold and silver. While insurance coverage for the drivers and their families remain the principal benefit of the program, driver-partners receive a plethora of other benefits such as discounts at fashion retailers, preferential rates for oil and other services for vehicles, priority access for assistance and ‘first serve’ basis when visiting PickMe offices or queries over the phone. 

“Our driver-partners are a key pillar of our success. We consistently look to uplift them. The ‘PickMe Pramuka’ program is yet another such endeavour. Moreover, the rating system provides them with an incentive to enhance their performance as well as the manner in which they strive for customer care. The insurance scheme, which is a core part of ‘PickMe Pramuka’, provides each driver and their family with insurance coverage worth Rs. 4 million. In addition, the program looks at various avenues in which a PickMe driver partner could benefit, as we strive continuously to ensure that all our stakeholders stand to gain much more than monetary value through their journey with us,” commented PickMe Chairman Ajit Gunewardene.

The highlight of the ‘PickMe Pramuka’ driver loyalty program is the insurance scheme. Accordingly, the Rs. 4 million insurance scheme provided by Co-operative Insurance provides a maximum medical insurance cover of up to Rs. 3 million in case of an accidental death or permanent disability to the driver or the family. The insurance beneficiaries are entitled to a life insurance cover of up to Rs. 1 million while they stand to receive compensation up to Rs. 1.5 million and Rs. 300,000 in case of critical illness. Compensation for hospitalisation is a payment of Rs. 30,000 under the terms of the insurance scheme. The scheme will also extend financial assistance of Rs. 30,000 – Rs. 50,000 in the event of a funeral in the family.

“PickMe Pramuka is going to be an evolving program. Driver partners can look forward to more benefits in the future through partnership agreements that the company is currently formulating,” added PickMe Chief Operating Officer Isira Perera.

 

Chairman Ajit Gunewardene felicitating a PickMe Driver Partner

Managing Director – Cooperative Insurance Wasantha Ranasinghe handing over a policy to a PickMe Driver Partner

Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

“Sri Lanka’s future lies in producing exportable manufactured goods”: Dr. Howard Nicholas

Monday, 22 July 2019

Drawing lessons from Vietnam’s experiences The Sri Lanka-born economist attached to The Hague based Institute of Social Studies – Dr. Howard Nicholas – addressing a packed audience consisting of the alumni of the Postgraduate Institute of Manag


We should sell our water

Monday, 22 July 2019

When you read the title of this article, you will probably feel disgusted with me as selling our water has been a controversial topic since a long time ago. By the way, I am talking about virtual water trade and you would be surprised to know that we


A voice of compassion amid howls of zealotry

Monday, 22 July 2019

The unrestrained freedom extended by the current regime to a bunch of saffron-clad street vendors of Sinhala Buddhist zealotry is pushing Sri Lanka once again into a cauldron of ethnic and religious convulsion. The nationwide spread and virulence of


Roger Beteille: The man who reinvented the commercial airliner

Monday, 22 July 2019

The visionary engineer, pilot and manager who led Airbus to some its most significant decisions, passed away last month. Beteille, who was the head of French aircraft manufacturer Sud Aviation’s flight testing section, was made technical director


Columnists More