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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 314
ANSWERED ON:  08.08.2022
Beneficiaries under PMSBY and PMJJBY
Bhagirath Chaudhary
Will the Minister of



FINANCE be pleased to state:-


(a) the dates on which Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) were launched by the Government in the country;
(b) the process of selection of beneficiaries under the said Schemes;
(c) whether any criteria has been set for the beneficiaries of the said Schemes and if so, the details thereof;
(d) the details of the States where the eligible account holders have been provided relief under the said Schemes and the number of such account holders since launch of the said Schemes, year and State-wise; and
(e) the details of the beneficiaries/account holders, the number of applicants, the number of approved and remaining applicants and the claimed amount in Rajasthan under the said Schemes during the period from 2019-20 to 2021-22, year and district-wise?


ANSWER
THE FINANCE MINISTER

(a) to (e): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.



Statement as referred to in reply to part (a) to (e) of Lok Sabha Starred Question No. *314 for August 8, 2022/Sravana 17, 1944 (Saka) regarding ‘Beneficiaries under PMSBY and PMJJBY’ raised by Shri Bhagirath Choudhary, Hon’ble Member of Parliament
(a): Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) were launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on pan India basis on the 9th of May, 2015.

(b) and (c): Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) is a one-year personal accident insurance scheme, renewable from year to year and is available on pan-India basis to Bank / Post office account holders in the age group 18 to 70 years who give their consent to join and enable auto-debit. The scheme offers coverage for Rs. 2 lakh in case of accidental death or total permanent disability and Rs. 1 lakh for partial permanent disability due to an accident. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) is a one-year life insurance scheme, renewable from year to year and is available on pan-India basis to Bank / Post office account holders in the age group 18 to 50 years who give their consent to join and enable auto-debit. The scheme offers coverage for Rs. 2 lakh in case of death due to any reason.

(d): State-wise details of beneficiaries, in terms of number and amount of claims paid, under PMJJBY and PMSBY, year-wise, since 2017, are at Annexure-I and Annexure-II respectively. The policy year for both these schemes is 1st June to 31st May.

(e): District-wise details of the beneficiaries in terms of number and amount of claims paid, and outstanding claims, in Rajasthan under PMJJBY and PMSBY during the period from 2019-20 to 2021-22 are at Annexure-III and Annexure-IV respectively.
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