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India: City secures $6 million cover for employees working in "dangerous conditions"

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The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra, India, has purchased insurance worth 397 million Indian rupees ($6.3 million) for staff "who work in dangerous conditions," including those from the anti-encroachment department, The Times of India reported.

An official said the civic body has also taken out insurance worth INR 98 million ($1.6 million) for fire brigade employees. The policy covers accidental death, permanent disability and injury or death from a terrorist attack.

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