Bharti AXA Life introduces insurance with guaranteed returns, maturity benefits in COVID times
Kolkata, Dec 16: Leading private insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance Wednesday announced the launch of its novel plan - Bharti AXA Life Guaranteed Income Pro - that offers life insurance along with maturity benefits and guaranteed returns.
This non-linked, non-participating savings insurance plan is designed to provide financial stability to individuals and ensure policyholders of future income requirements with dual benefits of savings and protection.
The new plan empowers policyholders with financial returns, fulfills the need to secure their financial obligations and helps achieve goals like child’s education or marriage, retirement, a holiday, retirement income or a supplementary income.
Bharti AXA Life Insurance MD and CEO Parag Raja said, ‘’We designed Guaranteed Income Pro as an innovative solution that provides life insurance coverage and benefits of a savings product. The hallmark of our unique offering is the sound financial returns amid uncertain markets. It not only offers flexible short, medium and long-term income options but also helps people meet different financial needs at various milestones of life.’’
The unique plan takes care of financial goals of policyholders by giving flexibility to choose from Endowment and Income options, which offer promising benefits and help them sail through uncertain times, the company said.
Under Endowment Option, the insured will get lump sum benefits at maturity with guaranteed additions boosting annual corpus from the first year. The guaranteed addition of 10 per cent of one annualized premium shall be accrued from the end of first policy year till the end of policy tenure.
The new plan returns all premiums paid at the end of the payout period under Long-term and Deferred Income variants. Besides, under Long-term Income, the policyholders also get income for an income payout period of 25 or 30 years following the completion of policy term. The income payout under Long-term Income option ranges from 25.7 per cent to 90 per cent of annualized premium. This enables customers to supplement their income for the golden years.
The Short-term Income option offers maturity benefits in the form of income which is defined as a percentage of one annualized premium, payable for fixed period of 10, 11 or 12 years upon payment of all due premiums and life assured surviving the policy term. The income payout Short-term Income option ranges from 165.8 per cent to 197.9 per cent of the Annualized Premium. This helps the life assured achieve financial milestones.
The Deferred Income plan provides assured income for an income payout period of 25 years after the completion of policy term. The income payout under Deferred Income option ranges from 43 per cent to 74 per cent of the Annualized Premium under the Limited Pay option. It allows the policyholders to meet their recurring expenses for a defined period.
''With Bharti AXA Life Guarantee Income Pro, we are helping people remove uncertainties from financial planning through an assurance of certain income. This is ideal for risk-averse individuals who aim to generate a substitute source of regular income and achieve assured financial returns for tomorrow,'' Parag added.