Jeevan Anand is one of the most popular individual plans from LIC of India. It is well designed for great savings and risk cover against death. This is an endowment plans and has some unique features that attract people.
This plan is a combination of Endowment Assurance and Whole Life plans. It provides financial protection against death throughout the lifetime of the life assured with the provision of payment of a lump sum at the end of the selected term in case of his survival.
Premiums are payable yearly, half-yearly, quarterly, monthly or through salary deductions as opted by you throughout the selected term of the policy or till earlier death.
This is a with-profit plan and participates in the profits of the Corporation’s life insurance business. It gets a share of the profits in the form of bonuses. Simple Reversionary Bonuses are declared per thousand Sum Assured annually at the end of each financial year. Once declared, they form part of the guaranteed benefits of the plan. Bonuses will be added during the selected term or till death, if it occurs earlier. Final (Additional) Bonus may also be payable provided the policy has run for certain minimum period.
- Benefits in case of death during the selected term:The Sum Assured along with the vested bonuses is payable on death in a lump sum.
- Benefits in case of survival to the end of selected term:The Sum Assured along with the vested bonuses is payable in a lump sum on survival to the end of the term. An additional Sum Assured is payable on death thereafter.
- Accident Benefit: An additional Sum Assured (subject to a limit of Rs.5 lakh) is payable in a lump sum on death due to accident up to age 70 of life assured. In case of permanent disability of the life assured due to accident this additional Sum assured is payable in instalments.
- Supplementary/Extra Benefits:These are the optional benefits that can be added to your basic plan for extra protection/option. An additional premium is required to be paid for these benefits.
- Surrender Value:Buying a life insurance contract is a long-term commitment. However, surrender values are available on the plan on earlier termination of the contract.
- Guaranteed Surrender Value:The policy may be surrendered after it has been in force for 3 years or more. The guaranteed surrender value is 30% of the basic premiums paid excluding the first year’s premium. Any extra premium(s) paid and premium(s) towards Accident Benefit are also excluded.
- Corporation’s policy on surrenders: In practice, the Corporation will pay a Special Surrender Value – which is either equal to or more than the Guaranteed Surrender Value. The benefit payable on surrender reflects the discounted value of the reduced claim amount that would be payable on death or at maturity. This value will depend on the duration for which premiums have been paid and the policy duration at the date of surrender. In some circumstances, in case of early termination of the policy, the surrender value payable may be less than the total premium paid.
Source : Life Insurance Corporation of India