The Edelweiss Tokio Life – Dhan Nivesh Bima Yojana Plan is designed to provide your family with financial security in your absence. The plan also makes provisions to ensure financial independence during your old age. Enhance your investment with vested bonuses and be protected in the long run while you pay premiums only for 15 or 20 years.
To be eligible to buy the Edelweiss Tokio Life – Dhan Nivesh Bima Yojana Plan, a customer has to fulfil certain criteria with respect to his/her age and the amount of insurance he/she seeks. These conditions are as shown below:
|Parameters||Criteria for Eligibility|
|Minimum age at entry||18 years|
|Maximum age at entry||50 years|
|Maximum age at maturity||75 years|
|Term of policy||75 years - entry age|
*Ages mention are the ages as on the last birthday
This plan can be purchased for a minimum premium of Rs.6,144 p.a. Customers can opt to pay premiums for either 15 years or 20 years, depending on their requirements and convenience. The Sahaj Suraksha plan also has flexible options with premium payment frequencies. Given below are the details pertaining to the premiums and sums assured:
|Minimum premium||Rs.6,144 p.a.|
|Maximum premium||Depends on the chosen basic sum assured, premium payment term and entry age|
|Minimum sum assured||Rs.1 lakh|
|Maximum sum assured||No limit, subject to underwriting|
|Premium payment term||15 years and 20 years|
|Premium payment frequencies||Monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually|
*Premiums may vary depending upon factors like age, term of plan, location, etc.
By availing this plan, the life insured will be entitled to receive death benefits and maturity benefits. In addition, Edelweiss Tokio Life also declares bonuses from time to time that are guaranteed to enhance the value of the plan. Given below are the details of the benefits offered with this plan:
|Death Benefit||Upon the unfortunate demise of the life insured, the nominee will be entitled to receive the sum of the following:
|For entry age less than 45 years, the death sum assured is the higher of the following:
|For entry age of 45 years and above, the death sum assured is the higher of the following:
|Maturity Benefit||Upon attaining the age of 75 years, the policyholder is entitled to a maturity benefit: Basic sum assured + accrued reversionary bonus + final bonus, if any|
|Compounded reversionary bonus||A regular bonus once declared will be attached to the policy immediately. It is then guaranteed and will be payable with the death or survival benefit. The bonus is expressed as a percentage of the total of the basic sum assured + any reversionary bonus already attached|
|Interim bonus||During the inter-valuation period, bonus may be paid by the company for policies that result in claims through death, surrender of maturity|
|Final bonus||Upon the termination of the policy due to maturity, death or surrender, the company many pay a terminal bonus depending on the performance of the participating funds|
*Ages mention are the ages as on the last birthday
Riders are additional insurance policies that can be attached to a base plan. Riders help enhance the protection level of the life insured at affordable premiums. There are no riders available with this plan.
Inception - From the commencement date of the policy, if the life insured commits suicide within 12 months, whether sane or insane, the company will reimburse 80% of the premiums paid minus any survival benefit already paid, service tax and underwriting extra).
Revival - From the reinstatement date of the policy, if the life insured commits suicide within 12 months, whether sane or insane, the company will pay the surrender value.
Knowing the features of your life insurance plan is important so that you have a clear understanding of what the insurer is offering you. Given below are some of the important features of the Sahaj Suraksha Plan:
|Grace period||30 days is granted for all premium payment modes.|
|Free-look period||15 days (30 days in case of distance marketing). The policyholder can choose to cancel the policy within this period if they are not satisfied with the terms of the plan. The original policy document must be returned along with a letter stating the reasons for objection. The premium paid will be refunded minus any proportionate risk premium + stamp duty + medical expenses, if any.|
|Discontinuance||If you discontinue premiums before the first three years, the policy will lapse. No benefits are payable. If you discontinue the policy after three years, then the policy will be converted to a paid-up policy.|
|Surrender value||After paying premiums for 3 years, you will be eligible to surrender the policy if you are unable to pay future premiums.
The surrender value is equal to the higher of the following:
|Paid-up value||Paid-up sum assured + accrued guaranteed additions + accrued reversionary bonuses + final bonus, if any. The paid-up sum assured = number of premiums paid/number of premiums payable x basic sum assured. Upon death or maturity, the paid-up value minus any survival benefit already paid will be payable to the nominee.|
|Revival||You can revive the policy within 2 years from the due date of the first unpaid premium. All unpaid premiums must be paid + interest. Once revived, all benefits will be restored.|
|Loan facility||Once the policy acquires a surrender value, you can take a loan for up to 90% of the surrender value. The rate of interest will be applicable as declared by the company from time to time.|
|Assignment||As per Section 38 of the Insurance Act, 1938.|
|Nomination||As per Section 39 of the Insurance Act, 1938.|
Tax benefits are available under the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Tax laws are subject to amendments from time to time. You are advised to consult a tax advisor to know about the prevailing laws.
The Sahaj Suraksha Plan is suitable for those who need life cover to ensure that their family is financially protected in the future. The plan makes provisions for death benefits and maturity benefits. Bonuses help increase your returns on investment. This plan can help you ensure that your retirement age is financially comfortable and that your family will be taken care of after your demise.
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company provides protection and quality financial advice with a number of innovative and flexible products in its portfolio. This top insurance provider in India was born out of a joint venture between Prudential International Insurance Holdings Limited (subsidiary of PFI) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited.