Hutch, Janashakthi bring Accident and Life cover for as low as Rs. 50 per month

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Hutch is pleased to announce it has entered in to a partnership with the leading Sri Lankan insurer Janashakthi Insurance to provide more affordable and convenient insurance cover for their subscribers for as low as Rs. 50 a month The Hutch subscriber base (both pre-paid and post paid) can now simply dial *235# and enrol for one of the two product schemes on offer. The option of a half a million rupee personal accident benefits and Rs. 100,000 natural life cover costs only Rs. 50 a month, whilst the second option of a Rs. 1 million personal accident benefits and Rs. 200,000 natural death cover costs only Rs. 99 a month. After the initial enrolment, monthly renewal premiums will be charged direct from the subscriber’s Hutch mobile accounts. This special offer has been designed to help customers during any unforeseen eventualities in life and will cover instances of death, or permanent disability due to any accident or natural death. “In the past obtaining an insurance cover was a very complicated and a time consuming process that discouraged people from taking this type of crucial and essential protection that one definitely needs. Now with mobile technology and payment facilities, Hutch is able to offer Janashakthi Insurance cover conveniently and directly to all its customers nationwide,” Hutch CEO Thirukumar Nadarasa emphasised.             Janashakthi Insurance PLC Chief Operating Officer – General Insurance Dayalanie Abeygunawardane says that they are delighted with this partnership with Hutch. “With over 20 million mobile connections across the country, the mobile industry can play a vital role in taking the benefits of financial protection to a wider section of our population in a hassle free manner, very cost effectively. Janashakthi Insurance as one of the largest and strongest providers of financial protection in Sri Lanka is in the forefront of telco innovations and our tie up with Hutch will further strengthen our position in this sector. We commend Hutch for their initiative to provide a safer and secure financial future for their loyal customers.” Hutch believes that in designing this special insurance cover it has made sure that the product is packaged with what the people really need. Both a Life and Accident cover in one, monthly payments affordable to anybody and the convenience of enrolling into a cover without having to fill forms, meet agents or do medical checks. Unlike typical insurance policies which work on annual covers and commitments, this service works on a monthly cover model bringing its customer’s greater flexibility. Customers will be covered during whichever months they have paid. All enrolled customer has the opportunity to nominate a beneficiary other than themselves and that too can be done simply via SMS for added convenience. To find out more about Hutch-Janashakthi Life Accident cover visit