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Settling of claims under the Suraksha Insurance Scheme, underway at an accelerated pace

The Ministry of Education states that the settling of claims under the Suraksha Insurance Scheme is underway at an accelerated pace. The Suraksha Insurance Scheme was introduced covering students of all national and provincial schools, private schools, international schools and pirivenas. According to a statistics released by Sri Lanka Insurance, as of yesterday, 27 million rupees of claims have been settled. 6,600 applications seeking claims were received within the past four months. Insurance cards have been distributed across one million students so far. The target is to reach two million by the end of this month.