**This scheme was to end on 31 Mar, 2020 but now been extended for another 3 years i.e. till 31 Mar, 2023.
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana – Explanation in simple words
The policy is being run by LIC of India on behalf of Government of India. It is a pension plan.
The plan can be taken for a maximum of 10 years and for a amount not exceeding 15 lakh. Only people above the age of 60 years ca take this PMVVY
The PMVVY policy from LIC of India is introduced by Prime Minister Shri Narender Modi to mkae senior citizens self reliant. LIC of India manages the policy on Govenment of India’s behalf. The plan is giving out extra interest rates to senior citizens, the rate of interest is always kept higher than the bank, and other financial instruments.
- The PMVVY scheme is for senior citizens with a assured return.
- Maxmum 15 lakh can be invested by one person
- The maximum period for the policy can be 10 years.
LIC PMVVY pension scheme is sponsored and managed by Government of India and LIC has been appointed as the facilitator for the scheme. The scheme has been launched to provide the retirement security for senior citizens. It is one of the most popular pension plan by LIC of India.
- Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Table 842) is a government subsidized scheme with a assured return of 7.4% per annuum.
- There is no insurance in the scheme.
- Mode of payment can be monthly, quarterly, half yearly or yearly.
- Pensioners have to submit Existence certificate every 5 years.
Pension Rates for PMVVY
|Mode of Pension||Minimum Purchase Price||Corresponding Pension Amount|
|Yearly||1,56,658||12,000 per annum|
|Half-Yearly||1,59,574||6,000 Half yrly|
|Monthly||1.62,162||1,000 per month|
|Mode of pension||Maximum Purchase Price||Corresponding Pension amount|
|Yearly||14.49.086||1,11,000 per annum|
|Half-Yearly||14,76,064||55,500 Half yrly|
|Monthly||15,00,000||9250 per month|
Death benefit: On death of the pensioners the invested amount and the pro-rata interest thereon.
PS: there is no loan or surrender facility in this plan.
PMVVY can only be taken for 10 lakhs and a maximum of 10 years whereas there is no such restriction on Jeevan Shanti. Any one can take Jeevan Shanti but PMVVY is only for senior citizens. There are many other differences as well, do comment below if you would like to understand the two policies in details.
1,000 per month is the minimum and 10,000 per month is the maximum that one can get from PMVVY
Yes surrender of the plan is possible. However 98% of the invested amount is refunded.
Loan is available under the policy after completion of 3 policy years. Maximum loan granted will be 75 per cent of the purchase price.
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