All About Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
Updated On Jun 15, 2021
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Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana originated in the year 2015 by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during that year's budget session. It was then launched by PM Narendra Modi in the same year on 9th May. It was first launched in Kolkata. According to statistics, only 10% of the full population knew about any kind of insurance. This scheme mainly aims to increase that number.
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is available for all the people falling between the age of 18 and 50 years. The annual premium cost rupees 330. The GST is exempted from Prandhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana.
Everything About Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
The key details about the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana re as follows -
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is available to everyone between the age 18 and 50 years who has a bank account. The annual premium will be automatically debited from the bank account. The scheme will only be available to those who have a bank account opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana scheme.
2. Insurance Benefits
In case of any sudden death the nominee will be provided with 2lakh rupees. To avail this benefit the bank account must have a linked aadhar card. The government has launched this scheme so that there are fewer zero balance accounts.
3. Net Banking Facility
The Prandhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana scheme facilitates net banking too. All the bank holders can avail this scheme through their net banking facility. This also can be done just by going to the branch of the associated bank and filling a form.
4. Premium Amount
The premium that has to be paid for this insurance is as low as Rs 330 annually. The premium will be deducted automatically from the linked account.
5. Termination of Assurance
The assurance that has been provided with this scheme gets terminated under a few conditions. The account shall be closed with the bank if there is an insufficiency of balance to keep the insurance active. Also, in case of multiple coverage, the coverage of the insurance will be limited to Rs 2lakhs and the premium shall be liable to be forfeited.
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