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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 4031
ANSWERED ON:  03.12.2010
LIC AGENTS
C. R. PATIL
M.THAMBIDURAI
Will the Minister of



FINANCE be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Government is contemplating to financially empower transgenders/eunuchs in the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has taken initiative to appoint such transgenders/eunuchs as its agents; and

(d) if so, the details thereof alongwith the eligibility criterion for such appointments?


ANSWER

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance(Shri Namo Narain Meena)

(a) to (d): No, Sir. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has informed that they have not come out with any specific plan to induct transgenders/eunuchs as insurance agents.

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