Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Soon, train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for insurance cover for their gadgets like mobile phone and laptops.
The scheme is likely to be offered soon- to start with- to government employees and those who hold credit cards.
IRCTC has already partnered with ICICI Lombard General Insurance, Royal Sundaram and Shriram General to offer an option of travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just one rupee.
The scheme offers travellers or their families compensation of up to Rs 10 lakh in the event of death or permanent total disability, Rs. 7.5 lakh for permanent partial disability, and up to Rs 2 lakh for hospitalisation expenses.
IRCTC is also giving Diwali offer on insurance scheme, and has announced to give travel insurance of Rs 10 lakh for Rs 1 between the period October 7 up to October 31.