Shikho to receive insurance services from MetLife
Dhaka July 13, 2023
[Dhaka, June 21, 2023] Shikho, one of the fastest growing Bangladeshi education technology start-ups, recently joined hands with MetLife Bangladesh to provide insurance facilities to its employees.
As part of this, more than 300 employees of Shikho will receive financial protection for medical treatments, accident and loss of life. An agreement signing ceremony has recently been held between Shikho and MetLife Bangladesh. The company selected MetLife as the employee insurance provider because of the insurer’s customized solutions, online claims settlement service, faster payment of insurance claims and financial strength.
Shikho was established in 2019. The digital learning platform offers over 12 types of programs and proactively attempts to improve learning experience for school going and, higher and secondary students.
In Bangladesh, MetLife provides insurance protection to over 270,000 employees and their dependents of more than 800 organizations in addition to over 1 million individual customers.
“This collaboration is another step to show our commitment to our colleagues who are working daily to make a difference in how Bangladesh learns. I am sure that our employees will heavily benefit from the services of MetLife.” said Ishmam Chowdhury, Chief of Staff, Shikho Technologies Bangladesh Limited.
Mohammad Kamruzzaman, Head of Employee Benefits of MetLife Bangladesh, said, “Our extensive experience of working with Bangladesh’s leading startups has enabled us to provide a tailor-made solutions for the employees of Sikho. We are very glad to contribute towards making the country’s education sector even stronger.”
Ishmam Chowdhury, Chief of Staff; Ishita Das, Manager, Human Resources; M M Sabbir Hossain, Asst. manager, Human Resources were present from Shikho.
MetLife Bangladesh’s senior officials including Mohammad Kamruzzaman, Head of Employee Benefits; Md. Monirul Islam, Assistant Director; Arman Jahid, Senior Manager, and Samsur Rahman, Financial Associate were also present at the signing ceremony.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com
MetLife Bangladesh is the leading international life insurer in the country serving over a million customers in Bangladesh. To learn more, please visit: www.metlife.com.bd
Established in 2019, Shikho is a state-of-the-art educational technology institute. Information and technology have become an important part of our daily lives, but education still remains traditional. The principle aim of Shikho is not only to modernize traditional education, but also to make available new learning techniques using modern technology and using the Internet to deliver quality education to all across the country. Shikho’s courses are designed to be user-friendly, easy-to-understand and enjoyable, with the idea of doing something new. By combining experienced teachers and state-of-the-art technology, Shikho has developed an experience that will play an important role in improving the quality of education.