The country's leading online and mobile app-based service provider Shohoz has handed over insurance cheques to the families of Md Yasin Ali and his wife Hosneara Feroza, who were deceased in a road accident at the Dhaka-Bogura highway in February.
In collaboration with Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd and SR Travels, the formal transfer of insurance cheques has been completed at Shohoz office in compliance with the required hygiene rules. Yasin Ali and his wife Hosneara Feroza's two daughters Mehnaz Tabassum and Fatema Tasnia received the cheques on behalf of the family of the deceased.
Yasin Ali and his wife Hosneara Feroza lived in Bogura with their family. They were both returning to Bogura from Dhaka at the time of the accident and bought tickets online from Shohoz platform. At the time of purchase of the ticket, both of them had availed insurance facility from Shohoz platform for Tk10 per person.
It is to be noted that the passengers are getting the opportunity to avail the insurance facility from the online ticketing service provider Shohoz for only Tk10 extra per person along with the bus ticket fare. If a passenger dies in an accident while travelling with an insurance facility, the family of the deceased will be paid up to a maximum of Tk 150,000 for insurance. In this connection, the families of the Md Yasin Ali and his wife Hosneara Feroza handed over a total of Tk 3,00,000.
Director (Tickets) at Shohoz Shakil Jowad Rahim; Director (Sales) at Shohoz Taslimur Rahman; Director (Growth) at Shohoz Saiful Mohammad Shafique; Managing Director of SR Travels (Pvt) Ltd G Rahman Shohid; Sr Assistant Managing Director, Group & Bancassurance Division of Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd Shahadat Hossain Shohag and other concerned officials were attended the cheque handover ceremony.
In addition to availing of the insurance facility on Shohoz platform, the passengers will also get the opportunity to avail the above-mentioned insurance facility in case of direct or offline ticketing from the ticket counter of SR Travels (Pvt) Ltd, Saintmartin Travels, Royal Coach, Orin Travels, Manik Express, Kotalipara Starline, Tungipara Express, Saintmartin 2020 (Pvt) Ltd, MR Enterprise and Shuvo Basundhara Paribahan as well.
Besides the insurance facility, safety is always a high priority at Shohoz for the valued passengers. And for that, Shohoz follows the necessary hygiene rules when buying tickets offline for their consumers. Ensuring mask wear, regular hand sanitation and maintaining a certain distance, all the activities related to ticket booking are handled by Shohoz.