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Insurance Awareness- Recent Important Updates 2015

GIC to design policy to cover civil nuclear liability:


The government, in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question, on 7 May 2015, said
that an insurance product to cover civil liability for nuclear damages is in the words. This
is intended for the benefit of operators of nuclear power plants as well as suppliers (both
domestic and foreign). The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) in coordination with the
Department of Financial Services (DFS) is considering a proposal for developing an
appropriate insurance product for this purpose. This insurance product will be
developed by the General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re).
Cabinet gives green signal for insurance, pension schemes:
The Union Cabinet, on 6 May 2015, approved operationalisation of three Centresponsored insurance and pension schemes. Atal Pension Yojana, Pradhan Mantri
Jeevan Jvoti Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana in all States and
Union Territories. The schemes were announced by Finance Minister ArunJaitley in his
Budget speech earlier this year. Atal Pension Yojana will benefit two crore subscribers
in the first year.

The Pradhan MantriSurakshaBima Yojana provides insurance against


accidental death and disability at a premium of Rs. 12 per annum. The risk
coverage for accidental death and full disability is Rs. 2 lakh while for partial
disability the amount is Rs. 1 lakh.

The Pradhan Matri JeevanJyoti Bima Yojana provides life insurance cover of
Rs. 2 lakh for death at an annual premium of Rs. 330 while Atal Pension
Yojana is a pension scheme for old-age income security.

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LIC eases claim settlement for quake victims in India:


Countrys largest life insurance Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), in May 2015,
announced to have eased the procedure for settlement of claims on the lives of victims
of the earthquake. These concessions and relaxations are in the nature of simplified
procedure for death and disability claim settlement, loss of policy document and claim
settlement on the lives of missing persons.
Reliance Life launches new health insurance plan:
Reliance Life Insurance Company (RLIC), in May 2015, launched Reliance Health
Total, a health insurance plan with unique advantages. This plan provides a complete
health cover, including a fixed benefit cover for hospitalization, critical illnesses and
surgeries, along with reimbursement for other health related expenses.
Canara Bank ties up with insurers:
Canara Bank in April 2015, entered into memorandum of understanding with Life
Insurance Corporation of India for offering the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima
Yojana insurance cover to all its eligible customers. The bank has also partnered with
the United India Insurance Company for offering the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima
Yojana insurance cover.

According to the MoU, LIC will offer a life cover of Rs. 2 lakh in case of death of
the insured person at a nominal premium of Rs. 330 per annum. All savings bank
account holders in age group of 18 t0 50 years can avail group of 18 to 50 years
can avail themselves of product.

Similarly, United India Insurance will give accident insurance scheme offering
cover for death or disability on account of accident.

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SBI joins hands with National Insurance:


Countrys largest lender States Bank of India, on 30 April 2015, entered into a tie-up
with the National Insurance Company (NICL) to offer non-life cover to its savings
account holders under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY). The bank
will offer personal accidental death and disability cover of Rs. 2 lakh under the scheme.
The customer will have to pay an annual premium of only Rs. 12 All the savings account
holders in the age group 18 to 70 years will be eligible for the cover.
IRDA launches, motor insurance awareness campaign:
IRDAI, on 29 April 2015, launched an awareness campaign on motor third-party
insurance jointly with Cyberabad Police. 55 per cent of the vehicles plying on the roads
in the country do not have the mandatory motor third-party insurance will attract a Rs.
1,000 fine or three months imprisonment or both in line with the Motor Vehicles Act.
Highlights of PMSBY and PMJJBY:
PMSBY- Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna:
As per Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY) scheme guideline, bank
customers in the age bracket of 18-70 years will be eligible for risk coverage of Rs. 2
lakh for accident death and full disability and Rs. 1 lakh for partial disability. The
premium is just Rs. 12 per annum plus service tax. A person has to opt for the scheme
every year. She/he can also prefer to give a long-term option of continuing in which the
account will be auto-debited every year by the Bank.

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PMJJBY- Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana:
As per Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) scheme guidelines,
customers in the age bracket of 18-50 years will be eligible for risk coverage of Rs. 2
lakh for life insurance. The premium is just Rs. 330 per annum (plus service taxes as
applicable), which will be directly auto-debited by the bank from subscribers account.
Initial enrollment under the scheme will be for one year period which would be renewed
every year as per customer auto-debit mandate in this regards. In case of joint account
holders, each person can take Rs. 2 lakh cover by paying the premium each.

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