The ruling Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) on Sunday paid Rs.5.43 crore for party cadre’s insurance scheme. A cheque consisting of the amount was handed over to company representatives at party office on Sunday by party MP and Telangana Jagruti Founder Kalvakuntla Kavitha at party headquarters. Speaking on the occasion, Kavitha said that the 50 lakh party workers would get the insurance cover for one more year following the payment of the premium amount. She said that the cover would act as a security to the families of the party workers in case of their death.
Kavitha further said that the insurance company had paid Rs.10 crore to the party workers at the rate of Rs.2 lakh. She said that the family members of 274 party workers had already received the cheques from the company.