NEW DELHI

Unique initiative

Special Correspondent

JAIPUR: In a unique initiative, Rajasthan University has decided to launch a group personal accident insurance scheme for its 27,000 students to provide them with an insurance cover on the payment of nominal premium. The university has invited tenders from the insurance companies for introducing the scheme in the academic session 2005-06 beginning next month. The university's Syndicate and Finance Committee gave the go-ahead to the ambitious scheme - the first of its kind in the State. The students will be paying a premium of Rs. 10 per year, along with the fee, for availing of the benefit.

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