The Government will consider filling vacancies in the Andhra Pradesh Directorate of Insurance and the Treasury after an evaluation of the existing vacancies and staff requirement.

G. Sudhir, Special Chief Secretary gave the assurance to JAC leaders P.Gopal Reddy and K.Swamy Goud after inaugurating the website of AP Government Life Insurance Scheme, an initiative of the Directorate of Insurance here on Saturday.

The JAC leaders said that while the sanctioned posts in the directorate were 550, the present strength was only 300 catering to 5.47 lakh policy holders. There was a need to fill the vacancies and create more posts, they added. They also urged the authorities to enhance the employees' eligibility age upto 55 years from the present outer limit of 48 years, for obtaining insurance policies.

Lauding the initiative of Directorate of Insurance in creating the website- to make the scheme transparent and provide prompt and better service to policy holders, Mr. Sudhir also advised them to update it regularly and add more features.