Dhaka University will provide health insurance to all It's regular students at 270 tk payoff per year from now on.
This is first time for any public University in Bangladesh to bring students under health insurance.
"DU students will be to get maximum 50,000 taka's facilities and health care in the listed hospitals by paying a total amount of 270 tk per year in advance during the admission", as mentioned in the press release. Students who did not register yet, can register their name at Dhaka University's website(https://student.eis.du.ac.bd) paying due money for this insurance. Cabin rent, operation, consultation, medicine and other diagonosis test fees, at a rate of 5000 taka per day maximum, are included in the insurance and 10000 taka will be estimated for every student as diagonosis fee included in outdoor costs per year and maximum consultation cost 500 taka for every prescription fee.
Ex-DU students, expelled students, and over 28 years old students can not avail this facility.
--- Afzal Tanvir, DU