From L to R: Iranga Amandakoon - AM Usage & Revenue, Hamdhy Hassen - AGM Revenue Enhancement & Retention, Sharmini Jayasuriya - GM Legal, Ramzeena Lye – GM Sales & Marketing, Thirukumar Nadarasa - CEO Hutch Sri Lanka joined hands with Dayalanie Abeygunawardane COO - General, Shehara De Silva - GM Sales & Marketing, Suresh Basnayake National Sales Manager - General, Pugalendran Selliah - Portfolio Manager, Mohamed Noushad, Senior Sales Manager- Colombo City from Janashakthi Insurance at the Hutch Head Office in Bambalapitiya.
Hutch is pleased to announce it has entered in to a partnership with the leading Sri Lankan insurer Janashakthi Insurance to provide more affordable and convenient insurance cover for their subscribers for as low as Rs. 50/- a month
The Hutch subscriber base (both pre-paid and post paid) can now simply dial *235# and enroll for one of the two product schemes on offer. The option of a half a million rupee personal accident benefits & Rs. 100,000/00 natural life cover costs only Rs. 50/- a month, whilst the 2nd option of a million rupee personal accident benefits & Rs. 200,000/- natural death cover costs only Rs. 99/- a month. After the initial enrollment, monthly renewal premiums will be charged direct from the subscriber’s Hutch mobile accounts. This special offer has been designed to help customers during any unforeseen eventualities in life and will cover instances of death, or permanent disability due to any accident or natural death?
“In the past obtaining an insurance cover was a very complicated and a time consuming process that discouraged people from taking this type of crucial and essential protection that one definitely needs. Now with mobile technology and payment facilities, Hutch is able to offer Janashakthi Insurance cover conveniently and directly to all its customers nationwide” Thirukumar Nadarasa, CEO of Hutch emphasized.
Ms. Dayalanie Abeygunawardane, Chief Operating Officer – General Insurance, of Janashakthi Insurance PLC says that they are delighted with this partnership with Hutch. “With over 20 million mobile connections across the country, the mobile industry can play a vital role in taking the benefits of financial protection to a wider section of our population in a hassle free manner, very cost effectively. Janashakthi Insurance as one of the largest and strongest providers of financial protection in Sri Lanka is in the forefront of Telco innovations and our tie up with Hutch will further strengthen our position in this sector. We commend Hutch for their initiative to provide a safer & secure financial future for their loyal customers”.
At Hutch we believe that in designing this special insurance cover, we have made sure that the product is packaged with what the people really need. Both a Life & Accident cover in one, monthly payments affordable to anybody and the convenience of enrolling into a cover without having to fill forms, meet agents or do medical checks. Unlike typical insurance policies which work on annual covers and commitments, this service works on a monthly cover model bringing its customer’s greater flexibility. Customer will be covered during whichever months they have paid. All enrolled customer has the opportunity to nominate a beneficiary other than themselves and that too can be done simply via SMS for added convenience.