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M&M Chief Executive Officer, Farm Division Shubhabrata Saha said May and June are important months for the livelihood of the farming community and COVID-19 has brought in several challenges. (File photo) (Reuters)
M&M Chief Executive Officer, Farm Division Shubhabrata Saha said May and June are important months for the livelihood of the farming community and COVID-19 has brought in several challenges. (File photo) (Reuters)

Mahindra to offer 1 lakh health insurance for new tractor customers

The company said that with this move it wants to safeguard new Mahindra tractor customers and their families against Covid-19.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on Sunday announced an initiative to support its new tractor customers amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with provisions for health insurance of 1 lakh and pre-approved emergency financial support to farmers. Under its 'M-Protect COVID' plan, the company said it aims to safeguard new Mahindra tractor customers and their families against the eventuality of contracting COVID-19.

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M&M said the plan includes a health cover of 1 lakh through a unique COVID-19 Mediclaim policy to cover the customer in case they contract COVID-19 with home quarantine benefits. Besides, it will also provide financial support by providing pre-approved loans to support medical expenses incurred during COVID-19 treatment.

The company said it will insure a customers' loan under 'Mahindra Loan Suraksha' in case of loss of life. "The M-Protect COVID Plan will be available on Mahindra's entire range of tractors purchased in May 2021," M&M said in a statement. M&M President (Farm Equipment Sector) Hemant Sikka said the new 'M–Protect Covid Plan' is a new initiative targeted at farmers ,"as we stand by them to drive positive change even in these tough times".

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"With M-Protect we are privileged to serve and support them to reduce the impact of a COVID related eventuality. With M-Protect we hope our farmers continue to have a healthy life," he added. M&M Chief Executive Officer, Farm Division Shubhabrata Saha said May and June are important months for the livelihood of the farming community and COVID-19 has brought in several challenges. "Our new M-Protect Covid Plan is intended to ease farmers' worries as we support them in these crucial farming related months," he added.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

  • First Published Date : 16 May 2021, 06:45 PM IST