The tea plantation workers have been denied their basic rights for a long time inspite of their contribution to the country’s economy. There was a time when it was only this community that kept the country running. The root of the problem is that we in Sri Lanka, do not know who we should be grateful to and why. The lack of knowledge and awareness when it comes to the history of this community is poor. However, their prayers have been answered. The Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation in partnership with the Ministry of Water Supply and Estate Infrastructure Development and the Plantation Human Development Trust (PHDT) proudly introduces ‘SLIC JeevanaShakthi’ – an innovative life and health insurance programme tailored to Sri Lanka’s tea plantation workers. This specialized insurance programme addresses the distinct needs of this crucial segment.
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