Accident cover for Pune property owners without tax dues

Property tax payers without any dues have a reason to cheer for as they will get benefit of a special accident insurance cover of Rs.5 lakh free of cost.

The Pune Municipal Corporation’s had declared the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Accident Insurance scheme in its 2017-18 budget and the standing committee approved it on Wednesday. The civic body will spend Rs.7 crore on the project.

“The citizens can enjoy the benefits from the 2018-19 fiscal. The committee has finalised the insurance company out of three firms that had approached the civic body,” standing committee chairman Murulidhar Mohol said.

Nearly 8 lakh property owners will be included in the scheme, which will cover injuries and fatalities. The citizens will only have to produce the property tax payment receipts to avail of the scheme’s benefits.

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