LIC reintroduces Jeevan Akshay VI with modifications

LIC reintroduces Jeevan Akshay VI with modifications

LIC, Life Insurance

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has reintroduced its immediate annuity plan Jeevan Akshay VI with certain modification.  Though LIC have not changed the name and plan number of this modified version and will be available with same name and plan number i.e. Jeevan Akshay VI, Plan number 189.  IRDA UIN for this modified version is 512N234V05. This modified version of Jeevan Akshay VI is available for sale from 24/10/2016.

Types of Annuity and mode of payment available in Jeevan Akshay VI

Jeevan Akshay is an immediate annuity plan, proposer gets annuity immediately after the deposit of lump sum amount in this plan according to opted mode of annuity payment. Monthly, Quarterly, Half-yearly, and yearly mode are available for annuity payment.

Benefits of Jeevan Akshay VI

After the purchase of annuity in Jeevan Akshay VI, the first installment of the annuity will be paid after one year, six months, three months or one month depending upon the mode of annuity payment option yearly, half-yearly, quarterly or monthly respectively chosen by the annuitant at the time of the proposal. Annuity amount is assured throughout the period of which it’s payable. The annuity will be paid during the lifetime of the annuitant with following provisions on the death of the annuitant according to the option of the annuity chosen.

  1. Option A: Payment of annuity stops
  2. Options B, C, D, and E:
    1. On the death during the guaranteed period: Annuity is paid to the nominee till the end of the guaranteed period and thereafter annuity stops
    2. On the death after the guaranteed period: Payment of annuity stops
  3. Option F: Payment of annuity stops and the purchase price (excluding taxes) is paid to the nominee.
  4. Option G: Payment of annuity stops
  5. Option H: Payment of annuity stops and 50% of annuity paid to the surviving named spouse during his/her lifetime. If the named spouse has already died before the annuitant then on the death of annuitant annuity stops and nothing payable.
  6. Option I: Payment of annuity stops and 100% of annuity paid to the surviving named spouse during his/her lifetime. If the named spouse has already died before the annuitant then on the death of annuitant annuity stops and nothing payable.
  7. Option J: Payment of annuity stops and 100% of annuity paid to the surviving named spouse during his/her lifetime. After the death of the 2nd survivor payment of annuity stops and the purchase price (excluding taxes) is paid to the nominee. If the named spouse is already died before the annuitant then on the death of annuitant payment of annuity stops and the purchase price (excluding taxes) is paid to the nominee.

Surrender Condition in modified Jeevan Akshay VI

Changes in surrender condition are one of the major modifications of Jeevan Akshay VI. In the earlier version of this plan, surrender was not allowed. Now surrender of modified Jeevan Akshay VI is allowed after completion of at least on policy year. Surrender is only allowed only if Option F is chosen by the annuitant.  In other options, surrender is not allowed. Surrender is only allowed under the following circumstances.

  1. If the annuitant is diagnosed and suffering from any of the critic illness.
    1. Cancer of specified severity
    2. Myocardial infarction
    3. Open chest Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
    4. Open heart replacement or repair of heart valves
    5. Kidney failure requiring regular dialysis
    6. Stroke resulting in permanent symptoms
    7. Major organ/bone marrow transplant
    8. Permanent paralysis of limbs
    9. Motor neuron disease with permanent symptoms
    10. Multiple sclerosis with persisting symptoms
    11. Angioplasty
    12. Benign brain tumor
    13. Blindness
    14. Deafness
    15. End stage lung failure
    16. End stage liver failure
    17. Loss of speech
    18. Loss of limbs
    19. Major head trauma
    20. Primary (idiopathic) pulmonary hypertension
    21. Third-degree burns
  2. If annuitant is shifting to another country permanently (evidence of visa or citizenship documents required)

Above mentioned surrender options are also allowed for annuitant under LIC’s Jeevan Akshay VI (UIN: 512N234V04) in respect of policy issued on or after 16/05/2012.

Other important condition of Jeevan Akshay VI

  1. This policy is available for online sale also (to buy Jeevan Akshay VI online Click Here)
  2. Statutory tax if any, are applicable as per the prevailing rates
  3. Free look period/cooling off period of 15 days available from the date of receipt of the policy bond.
  4. No loan available under this plan
  5. Backdating not allowed
  6. Assignment of this policy is not allowed
  7. Nomination is allowed as per the Section 39 of the Insurance Act, 1938

Annuity Payable in Jeevan Akshay VI Under Option(F)

Below is the chart showing the annuity payable for the purchase price of Rs. 100000 in Option-F ie. annuity for life with return of purchase price

Disclaimer: Actual annuity amount may vary slightly due to rounding off.

Below is the chart showing the annuity payable for the purchase price of Rs. 100000 in option F ie. annuity for life with return of purchase price

 

 

LIC may soon withdraw Jeevan Akshay VI

LIC may soon withdraw Jeevan Akshay VI

IRDA Updates, Life Insurance

After the gazette notification issued by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on 14/10/2015 for annuity plans offered by Life Insurers, LIC of India may soon withdraw or relaunch (with modifications) its Immediate Annuity Plan Jeevan Akshay VI.

The Authority may issue separate instructions for withdrawing the products which are not in compliance with these Regulations but are currently offered by the Life Insurers and which are approved by the Authority prior to the date of notification of these Regulations.-F. No.IRDAI/Reg/14/104/2015

In the gazette notification IRDAI restrict an insurer to pay or undertake to pay an amount of benefit excluding any profit or bonus on any policy of insurance issued, less than:

  1. Annuity of 1,000 per month
  2. Gross sum of 5,000 (Except under Micro Insurance and Health Insurance Business)
  3. Gross sum of 1,000 for Micro Insurance and Health Insurance Business:

Jeevan Akshay VI is a immediate annuity plan of LIC of India, where annuity/pension is payable for life as per the option and  immediately after a month or whatever the mode chosen by Annuitant. Jeevan Akshay VI policy is available for the age group between 30 to 85 years, with minimum premium of 100000 for policy taken offline and 150000 for policy taken online (Excluding Service tax). Monthly Pension in Jeevan Akshay VI policy on minimum amount ie 100000 is mentioned below

Monthly annuity amount under options on min amount of Rs. 100000 in Jeevan Akshay VI

 Options mentioned above are

    1. Annuity payable for life at a uniform rate.
    2. Annuity payable for 5, 10, 15 or 20 years certain and thereafter as long as the annuitant is alive.
    3. Annuity for life with return of purchase price on death of the annuitant.
    4. Annuity payable for life increasing at a simple rate of 3% p.a.
    5. Annuity for life with a provision of 50% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.
    6. Annuity for life with a provision of 100% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.
    7. Annuity for life with a provision of 100% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/ her life time on death of annuitant. The purchase price will be returned on the death of last survivor.

To know more about the Jeevan Akshay VI plan and its benefits contact you LIC agent or visit your nearest branch. You can know more about Jeevan Akshay VI policy and buy it online Click Here

To read and download the gazette notification of IRDAI please Click Here