Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

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  • Personal Accidental Insurance Cover Of Rs. 1,00,000/- to Rs. 2,00,000/-
  • Rs. 2 Lakh in Case of Death.
  • Rs. 2 Lakh in Case of Permanent Disability.
  • Rs. 1 Lakh in Case of Partial Disability.
  • Minimum Yearly Premium Of Rs. 20/-.
Customer Care
  • Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana National Toll Free Number :-
    • 18001801111.
    • 1800110001.
Overview Of The Scheme
Name of Scheme Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
Launched Date 1st of June 2015.
Scheme Type Accidental Insurance Scheme.
Nodal Ministry Department of Financial Services.
Official Website Jan-Dhan se Jan Suraksha Portal.
Accidental Insurance Rs. 1,00,000/- to Rs. 2,00,000/-.
Premium To Be Paid Rs. 20/- Every Year.
Insurance Time Period
  • 12 Months (From 1st of June to 31st of May of Every Year.)
  • It is a one year Accidental Insurance Scheme subject to renew every year.
Eligibility Every Indian Citizen Between the Age Group Of 18 to 70 Years.
Mode Of Apply Offline/ Online Mode Available Through Banks.


  • Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is a Accidental Insurance Scheme run by Indian Government.
  • Department of Financial Services under the Ministry Of Finance is the nodal department of this scheme.
  • It was launched on 1st Of June 2015.
  • The main objective behind starting Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is to provide personal accidental insurance cover to unisured people.
  • This scheme is also know by other name i.e. :- "Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Scheme" or "Prime Minister Social Security Scheme" or "Prime Minister Accidental Insurance Scheme".
  • It is a one year personal accidental insurance cover for a person.
  • Financial Assistance will be provided to Insured Person on his/her death caused due to accident or he/she suffered partial/ permanent disability of Eyes/ Hand/ Feet.
  • Rs. 2,00,000/- will be provided under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana in case of Death of a Policy Holder.
  • Whereas, Financial Assistance of Rs. 2,00,000/- will be provided in case of Permanent Disability and Rs. 1,00,000/- will be provided in case of Partial Disability caused due to accident.
  • Premium of Rs. 20/- per year will have to paid by the beneficiary in order to avail the personal accidental cover under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  • This scheme is offered by Public Sector General Insurance Companies (PSGICs) and other General Insurance Companies having collaboration with Banks.
  • It is up to Concerned Banks to engage any Insurance Company to implement Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana for their customers.
  • Eligible Beneficiary can enrol themselves in Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana by visiting the bank.
  • Officials present at the bank will registered the beneficiary person in Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  • It depends on Bank whether they choose Online Application Process or Offline Application Process to register beneficiary in Pradhan Mantri Surksha Bima Yojana.


  • Personal Accidental Insurance Cover from Rs. 1,00,000 to Rs. 2,00,000/-.
  • The Amount of Premium is very minimal i.e just Rs. 20/- per year.
  • Covers Death Caused due to Accident or Partial/ Permanent Disability of a Person due to Accident.
  • Premium is auto-debited from Account Holder's Bank Account on Consent.
  • Financial Assistance provided under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana are :-
    Situation of Benefit Amount Of
    Death of Policy Holder Rs. 2,00,000/-
    • Any Complete Disability :-
      • Total and Irrecoverable Loss Of Both Eyes.
      • Loss Of Use Of Both Hands Or Both Feet.
      • Loss Of Sight Of One Eye.
      • Loss Of Use Of Hand Or Foot.
    Rs. 2,00,000/-
    • Partial Disability :-
      • Total and Irrecoverable Loss Of Sight Of One Eye.
      • Loss of Use Of One Hand Or One Foot.
    Rs. 1,00,000/-

Eligibility Criteria

  • Every Indian Citizen in the Age Group of 18 Years to 70 Years are Eligible for Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  • Beneficiary should have a Jandhan Bank Account or Saving Bank Account in any Bank.
  • Bank Account should be linked with the Person's Aadhar Number.

Key Features Of The Scheme

  • It is a social security scheme for all Indians but especially focuses on uninsured poor and under privileged persons.
  • Life Insurance Cover is only for 1 year starting from 1st of June to 31st of May every year.
  • The annual renewal date of the scheme is 1st of June in every upcoming year.
  • On consent from the policy holder, the amount of premium i.e. Rs. 20/- will be deducted through auto-debit mode from policy holder's account in a single instalment.
  • Any person who exited the scheme at any point of time can join again the scheme in near future.
  • A person who crosses the age of 70 years cannot register himself under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  • It is mandatory to link person's Aadhar Card with his/her Bank Account.
  • Beneficiary can register themselves in Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana through by filling application form in the Bank branch at any time in the year.
  • Some Banks also gave facility to their customers to apply online for Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  • In case of death of a policy holder, the nominee can receive the amount of Rs. 2 Lac.
  • If any person has multiple bank accounts then in that case he/she can avail the benefit of the scheme from only single bank account of himself/herself.

Conditions In Which No Claim Will Be Payable

  • Beneficiary can not able claim for accidental insurance amount under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana if he/ she falls within the ambit of any of the below mentioned conditions :-
    • When beneficiary attained the age of 70 Years.
    • Insufficient balance in the Bank Account for Premium Deduction.
    • Closure of Bank Account by Beneficiary.
    • When any person avail the benefit of same scheme through multiple bank accounts.

Application Forms

Claim Forms

Important Links

National Toll Free Numbers

  • 18001801111.
  • 1800110001.
JAN-SURAKSHA-StateWise Toll Free Numbers
State Name Name Of Convenor Bank Toll Free
Andhra Pradesh Andhra Bank 18004258525
Andaman &
Nicobar Island
State Bank Of India 18003454545
Arunachal Pradesh State Bank Of India 18003453616
Assam State Bank Of India 18003453756
Bihar State Bank Of India 18003456195
Chandigarh Punjab National Bank 18001801111
Chhattisgarh State Bank of India 18002334358
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dena Bank 1800225885
Daman & Diu Dena Bank 1800225885
Delhi Oriental Bank of Commerce 18001800124
Goa State Bank of India 18002333202
Gujarat Dena Bank 1800225885
Haryana Punjab National Bank 18001801111
Himachal Pradesh UCO Bank 18001808053
Jharkhand Bank of India 18003456576
Karnataka Syndicate Bank-SLBC 180042597777
Kerala Canara Bank 180042511222
Lakshadweep Syndicate Bank 180042597777
Madhya Pradesh Central Bank of India 18002334035
Maharashtra Bank of Maharashtra 18001022636
Manipur State Bank of India 18003453858
Meghalaya State Bank of India 18003453658
Mizoram State Bank of India 18003453660
Nagaland State Bank of India 18003453708
Odisha UCO Bank 18003456551
Puducherry Indian Bank 180042500000
Punjab Punjab National Bank 18001801111
Rajasthan Bank of Baroda 18001806546
Sikkim State Bank of India 18003453256
Telangana State Bank of Hyderabad 18004258933
Tamil Nadu Indian Overseas Bank 18004254415
Uttar Pradesh Bank of Baroda 18001024455
Uttarakhand State Bank of India 18001804167
West Bengal and Tripura United Bank of India 18003453343

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