A good education can go a long way for a child as this basically forms the foundation of the child’s future. The Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan is a non-linked, participating plan that is specifically designed to meet your child’s ever rising educational fees and to make their aspirations and dreams comes true. This plan is traditional in nature and comes with a bonus facility. Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan offers coverage by offering survival benefits that adjust with accordance to your child’s educational needs. The plan also offers insurance cover for the policyholder in case he/she meets with an unfortunate event where they lose their life. Some of the key features of this plan are:
An individual will have to meet the eligibility criteria listed below to avail the Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan:
|Minimum Age of Entry||18 years|
|Maximum Age of Entry||50 years|
|Maximum Maturity Age||70 years|
|Minimum Policy Term||7 years|
|Maximum Policy Term||25 years|
The sum assured is based completely on the premiums that you will be required to pay to avail the benefits of the policy. The sum assured for Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan is listed below:
|Minimum Sum Assured||Rs.1 lakh|
|Maximum Sum Assured||This is subject to the underwriting considerations that has been approved by the Board|
|Rebates for Sum Assured of Rs.5 lakhs and above||
Premiums are paid to the insurer to purchase a policy from them so that the individual can come under the benefits and coverage of the Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan. The premiums that a policyholder will have to pay towards a Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan is listed below:
|Premium Paying Term||Policy Term||25||20||15||10|
|Premium Paying Term||7, 10, 15, 25||7, 10, 20||7, 10, 15||10|
|Mode of Premium Payments||
|Maximum Premium||No Limit|
|Advance Premium||Premiums can be paid in after availing the discount that is approved by the IRDAI.|
*Premiums paid vary based on age, location, plan term and other factors
Premiums paid in instalments, apart from the yearly mode, will be calculated by multiplying the annual premium with the modal factor. This has been illustrated below:
Premiums for Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan can be made using any of the following ways:
The New Shri Vidya Plan offered by Shriram Life Insurance offers a number of benefits and these are listed in the tabular column below:
|Maturity Benefit||Terminal Bonus plus Accrued Reversionary Bonuses will be paid to the life insured if applicable.|
|Death Benefit||Sum assured and Terminal Bonus plus Accrued Reversionary Bonuses will be paid. Death benefit of at least 105% of the premiums paid will be paid out to the nominee of the policy.|
|Survival Benefit||The life assured will receive 25% of the sum assured at the end of each of the last for years of the policy.|
A rider is an add-on that you can club with your basic plan that provides additional features and benefits to the policyholder after paying an additional cost. There three riders that are available which you can add to your Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan and these are:
If a policyholder commits suicide within a year from the date of inception of the policy, whether sane or insane, the insurer will pay the nominee 80% of the premiums paid which would exclude any extra premiums paid for riders.
If the policyholder commits suicide within a year from the date of revival of the policy, whether sane or insane, the insurer will pay the nominee the surrender value or 80% of the premiums paid which would exclude any extra premiums paid for riders.
|Nomination||As per prevailing tax laws under Section 39 of the Insurance Act, 1938, the life assured can nominate an individual to receive the benefits of the policy in the event of his/her death.|
|Assignment||The title of the policy can be transferred as per prevailing tax laws under Section 38 of the Insurance Act, 1938.|
|Loan Facility||A policyholder can avail loans under this plan. A loan of up to 90% of the Surrender Value can be sanctioned by the insurer. Interest rates will be decided on by the IRDAI. Loan balance will be recovered from any policy proceeds prior to any benefit that is paid on the policy.|
|Alterations||A policyholder is entitled to make changes to the policy like reducing the sum assured or changing the mode of payment of premiums.|
|Free Look Period||The policyholder gets a total of 15 days (30 days in the case of distance marketing) from the date of receipt of the policy to read and understand the “Terms and Conditions” of the policy. If the policyholder is not satisfied with the policy, he/she can return the same within this period without any major repercussions. The insurer will return any premiums that have been paid after deducting any rider or proportionate risk premium, stamp duty charges and medical expenses, if any.|
|Revival||A lapsed policy can be revived within two years from the date of the very first unpaid premium. All outstanding premiums will have to be paid with interest. Once all accounts have been cleared and you have made all payments, your benefits will be restored.|
|Grace Period||30 days is provided by the insurer as grace period for the payment of premiums and this is applicable for all modes. Death benefit will be payable if the life insured meets with an unfortunate event that leads to the loss of his/her life during the grace period.|
A Surrender Value will be awarded to your policy after you have paid any and all premiums that were due for a minimum of three full years. If the paying term for the premium is 7 years, then the minimum time period required is two years.
The Surrender Value is expressed in the form of a percentage and this has been listed below:
|Polity Term||10 years||15 years||20 years||25 years|
*The guaranteed surrender value is applicable in the second year if the term for paying the premium is 7 years.
Tax Benefits under this plan are applicable as per prevailing laws of the Income Tax Act. Tax benefits can change at any time according to tax laws. It is advisable to consult a tax advisor get a clearer idea on these details.
With over 528 branches located around India, Shriram Life Insurance has been a frontrunner in the insurance field providing quality products and services. The company strives to provide products that are tailored to the needs and requirements of its customers. The company has a large customer base which is made up of over 14 million customers.
Shriram New Shri Vidya Plan is available at a nominal price which even the common man can afford. This facility is easy to obtain and provides a financial safety net for you and your family. A lump sum of money is paid out to the policyholder’s nominee in the case the policyholder dies. This payout can be used by the family members to help them with their financial needs and reduce their debts.
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