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IRCTC plans insurance cover for laptops and mobiles

IRCTC is currently planning to launch another plan for passengers’ gadgets like smartphones and laptops.

The proposal follows the achievement of the travel insurance scheme propelled by IRCTC last month.

Floated by the triumph of the 92 paise travel insurance policy for passengers, IRCTC is now scheduling to launch another scheme for passengers’ gadgets like laptops and mobile phones.

The first round of meeting in such manner was held between IRCTC authorities and insurance agencies, IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director A K Manocha said.

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“There are a few worries that insurance agencies have about false claims. We have imparted a couple of thoughts to them furthermore requested their recommendations. Offering this strategy to charge card holders or government authorities in the underlying stage is one of the thoughts we have glided to moderate instances of false claims,” he said.

Manocha wishes to make this plan accessible both in instances of rail mischances and in addition of burglaries.

“I am making a decent attempt to push organizations to give protection spread in examples of burglary also. In this way, they have communicated their eagerness to offer it just in instances of setbacks,” he said.

The proposition takes after the accomplishment of the travel protection plan propelled by IRCTC a month ago. Effectively more than 1 crore passengers have settled on it.

The policy disclosed last month offers protection front of up to Rs 10 lakh for a premium of 92 paise in the case of mishaps or an untoward incident like dacoity, rioting, terrorist attack, shootout or arson.

To encourage this scheme amid the festive season, IRCTC has, in fact, chose to reduce the premium from 92 paise to 1 paisa for tickets booked between Oct 7 to Oct 31 as part of its Diwali bonanza.

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