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Union Government launches Suraksha Bandhan drive in Mission Mode

Union Government has launched Suraksha Bandhan drive in a Mission Mode through participating insurance companies and banks.

The drive aims at taking forward Union Government’s objective of creating a universal social security system in the country, especially for the poor and the under-privileged sections.

Key facts of Suraksha Bandhan drive

  • It will facilitate enrolment of these sections under social security schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY).
  • Participating Banks will be supported by the participating Insurance Companies. They will collectively work towards local outreach and awareness building in order to facilitate enrolments during this drive.
  • During this drive, enrolling persons will be exempted to submit a certificate of good health for PMJJBY.
  • This drive will be supported through the Jeevan Suraksha Gift Cheques of 351 rupees to facilitate one year payment of premium for PMJJBY and PMSBY.

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