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Won J&K mediclaim policy contract after transparent process: Reliance General

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Reliance Saturday said it has won the contract to provide health cover to government staff after a rigorous and transparent competitive tender process.

The company's statement came after alleged that the company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anil Ambani's Reliance Capital, got the mandate from the due to his proximity to

"We have won the employee policy as part of the 'J&K Chief Minister's Group Mediclaim Policy' after a rigorous transparent competitive tender process involving technical and financial evaluation of multiple bidders, carried out strictly in compliance with the laid down guidelines of the state government," the company said in a statement late evening Saturday.

Citing a media report, the president, in a tweet, had Saturday said, "When your BFF (best friend forever) is the PM, you can get the 1,30,000 Cr. Rafale deal, even without relevant experience. But wait. There's more! Apparently, 400,000 JK Govt staff will also be arm-twisted into buying ONY from your company!".

The insurance company claimed that its proposal was the most competitive, almost 35 per cent lower than the other closest proposal.

It said the other public and private companies that participated in the bidding process included National Insurance, United India Insurance, and ICICI Lombard, among others.

Ambani has earlier rejected Congress' allegations on the Rafale offset contract, saying the government had no role in French firm choosing his company as a partner.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 13:25 IST