Insurance policies for women

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Society is finally realizing the importance of women. Women have finally managed to break the shackles of the four walls and stepped out to keep pace with their male counterparts. The last few decades has witnessed a sea change in the outlook of society towards women. The image of the traditional Indian housewife has undergone a drastic metamorphosis over the last few decades. Women in India today are walking shoulder to shoulder with their male counter parts. Today women are occupying important positions in top notch corporate houses along with being an excellent home maker.

Since women are on the run continuously sometimes for their homes and sometimes for their outdoor work it is very essential that the health of a woman remains in good shape. Taking this into consideration most of the popular insurance companies in India today are coming with insurance policies tailored specially for women. Most of the insurance companies in India today have both life and health insurance policies for women.

Some of the important Insurance policies for women are:

Easy Health Individual Plan: Easy Health Individual Plan provided by Apollo Munich is a comprehensive health insurance plan that can be purchased by men or women. The plan if chosen by women includes in it all the health benefits offered by other plans and also certain maternity benefits suitable for pregnant women.

JEEVAN BHARATI-I (PLAN No. 192): Launched on July 30 2008 by LIC India this plan is an exclusive insurance policy for women. Especially deigned for working women the JEEVAN BHARATI-I (PLAN No. 192 is a money back policy. The benefits offered to the ensured under this plan include optional Accident Benefit, Critical Illness Benefit and Congenital Disability Benefit. The maximum and minimum amount that the insured will receive would be ` 50,000 and ` 2,50,000 respectively.

Vijaya Raji Janani Kalyan Yojana : Vijaya Raji Janani Kalyan Yojana by United India Insurance company is designed keeping in mind the development and welfare of women of the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Swayam Shakti Suraksha; Swayam Shakti Suraksha is currently among the best insurance policies for women in India. A joint venture between one of the biggest microfinance companies in the country SKS Finance's Bajaj Allianz Swayam Shakti Suraksha supports around 1 million women across the country. The policy supports around 3.6 million women in rural India across 18 states. Known as one of the cheapest polices the tenure of this plan extends to 5 years. The policy can be started with just depositing an amount of ` 500.

Last Updated on 20/06/2011

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