• LIC New Group Gratuity Cash Accumulation Plan

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    Life Insurance
    • Premiums as low as Rs.17/day for sum assured of Rs.1 crore*
    • Claim up to Rs. 1,50,000 deduction under section 80C**
    • Choose between annual and monthly premium payment options

    This group scheme is a non-supporting and non-linked plan that helps employers provide gratuity benefits to the employees. Being a fund based variable insurance plan, it also offers a life cover to the employees. In case of an unfortunate death of an employee, an amount equal to the sum assured as specified by the scheme is payable to the beneficiary.


    Certain eligibility parameters are laid out by the insurance company for customers who wish to purchase this plan.

    Minimum entry age 18 years
    Maximum entry age 75 years
    Maximum age at renewal 80 years
    Minimum group size for existing scheme No restriction
    Minimum group size for new scheme 10
    Maximum group size No restriction

    Sum Assured and Contribution

    Sum Assured

    The total sum payable on the death of a member of the plan is termed the sum assured.

    Minimum sum assured Rs.1,000
    Maximum sum assured No restriction


    The amount contributed by the employer to offer life cover and gratuity benefits to their employees is called the contribution.

    Minimum contribution Rs.10,000 at the time of inception
    Maximum contribution No limit
    Policy term Annually renewable

    *Premiums vary based on age, location, plan term and other factors

    Plan Coverage

    Death benefit In case of death of a member while he/she was in service, the beneficiary can claim the sum assured and the gratuity benefit as per the scheme.
    Retirement/Leaving service benefit In case a member retires or leaves his/her service before retirement, he/she will be paid gratuity benefit as specified in the scheme.

    Other Key Features

    Surrender Benefit If the policyholder chooses to terminate the policy before the completion of the term, he/she can claim the surrender benefit. The benefit payable is called the guaranteed surrender value. The insurance company may pay a special surrender value too. The guaranteed surrender value is 90% of the total contribution and the special surrender value is equal to the policy account value. Either the guaranteed surrender value or the special surrender value, whichever is higher, will be paid to the policyholder. Deductions may be applicable on the surrender value.
    Cooling-off Period The policyholder is given 15 days to review the policy, starting from the date of inception of the policy. If he/she is not satisfied with the terms of the policy, he/she can return the policy after stating the reason behind the same. The premiums paid will be returned by the insurer after deductions of stamp duty expenses and mortality charges.

    Other Benefits

    Group Schemes Various group schemes like the Group Credit Life Insurance are offered by LIC. LIC also has a special social security scheme named Aam Admi Yojana.
    Phone Helpline LIC has a phone helpline service that can be utilised in case of any queries regarding the life insurance policy.
    Premium Calculator A simple system to calculate the premium payable for each policy is made available to the policyholders on the LIC official website.
    Online Application Individuals who wish to buy a policy from LIC can submit an application online to receive assistance for the same.

    Why you should buy the New Group Gratuity Cash Accumulation Plan from LIC?

    LIC has had a long-standing reputation for providing the best customer care. With over 2,000 branches across the country, the services can be accessed easily. The insurer had a claim settlement ratio of 98.31% for the financial year 2016-17. It is hence one of the most preferred insurance companies in the country

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