December 1, 2021

SHC orders immediate payment of group insurance to Sindh government employees

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SHC orders immediate payment of group insurance to Sindh government employees

KARACHI Nov 10,2021

Sindh High Court on Wednesday, ordered immediate payment of group insurance to Sindh government employees and further directed the Sindh government to amend the law like other provinces.

The court took up the matter of payment of group insurance for 500,000 employees of Sindh Government.

The court expressed displeasure over the State Life Insurance Corporation for keeping in pending the claim for a long time.

You are not making payments on the claim even with the amount of two and a half billion rupees, Justice Salahuddin Panhwar remakred and added that criminal case can be initiated against the State Life Insurance Corporation.

Claims of heirs of 5,000 deceased employees pending, Sindh Secretary Finance told the court.

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“Clarification of procedure should be simplified,” court said.

In other provinces, the policy money is paid only on retirement, the lawyer said and added the retired employees of Sindh are made to wait till the age of 65.