Realty developer HLP Group recently held a free anti-Covid vaccination camp for its employees and their immediate family members. The drive was conducted at the site office of HLP Galleria, Sector-62 (Phase 8), Mohali. As many as 235 people were vaccinated during the camp.
LIC relaxes claim settlement requirement amid pandemic
To facilitate speedy settlement of death claims in the prevailing situation, LIC has allowed alternate proofs of death such as death certificate, discharge summary/death summary containing clear date and time of death issued by Govt/ESI/armed forces/corporate hospitals in lieu of municipal death certificates and counter-signed by LIC class I officers or development officers along with cremation/burial certificate.
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana extended till June
After the successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) I & II during 2020, the Government of India has extended this scheme for another two months for May and June. Around 79.39 crore beneficiaries are covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). All beneficiaries are being provided 5 kg foodgrain per month free of cost over and above the NFSA allocation to combat the economic impact of Covid on the poor.
First Indo UK Clinic becomes operational in Ludhiana
Indo UK Clinics (IUCs), an integral part of one of the largest healthcare projects in the world encompassing 5,000 clinics and 11 medicities pan-India using NHS expertise, equipment and suppliers, has started operations in Ludhiana. The objective of setting up 5,000 diagnostic centres and clinics is a part of inter-governmental discussions held between India and the UK at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2018.
Bajaj Finserv unveils ‘Savdhan Rahein. Safe Rahein’ campaign
Bajaj Finserv has launched public awareness campaign, ‘Savdhan Rahein. Safe Rahein’, across digital and social media platforms to educate customers and public at large on financial fraud risks and how to stay protected. Through this initiative, the company aims to convey an important message to strictly avoid making any refundable advance payments in the name of loan processing fee, bank charges, GST, verifications etc. and verify all loan offers at the Bajaj Finance’s official website only.
Bajaj Auto clocks sale of 3,48,173 units worldwide
Bajaj Auto has clocked worldwide sales of 3,48,173 units. Of this, 2,21,603 units were exported and the company emerged as India’s No. 1 motorcycle manufacturer in April 2021. The company’s export income stood at Rs 12,687 crore, with 52% of its volumes exported to over 79 countries.
Govt eases grant of provisional, family pension amid Covid surge
In view of the Covid pandemic, instructions have been issued for grant of provisional pension in accordance with Rule 64 in all cases where there is a delay in sanction of regular pension. In case of death of a government servant during service, provisional family pension may be sanctioned immediately on receipt of claim for family pension and death certificate from the eligible family member, without waiting for forwarding of the family pension case to pay and accounts office.
HDFC Bank, CSC join hands to bring chatbot ‘Eva’ for VLEs
HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres (CSCs) have announced the launch of chatbot ‘Eva’ on CSC’s Digital Seva Portal to support Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in providing banking services for last-mile rural consumers.
JB Chemicals & Pharma enters nephrology segment in India
JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (JBCPL) has forayed into nephrology segment with a new dedicated division called ‘Renova’ which will endeavour to serve patients who are under treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD). It will focus on comprehensive renal care.
Axis MF unveils ‘Axis Global Innovation Fund of Fund’
Axis Mutual Fund has launched ‘Axis Global Innovation Fund of Fund’. It will provide investors with an opportunity to invest in Schroder International Selection Fund Global Disruption, an equity fund that aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing in companies worldwide that benefit from disruption.
Tecno Mobile brings back doorstep delivery facility
Tecno has reactivated its doorstep delivery initiative with its largest retail network of 50,000+ outlets to offer the convenience of stay-at-home shopping amid the pandemic. It will give consumers access to buy Tecno smartphone of their choice from the safety of their homes.