PMSBY Current Affairs
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.