Wednesday, January 25, 2017

How to apply for Pradhan Mantri Social Security Schemes

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

Highlights of the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY – Scheme 1 – for Accidental Death Insurance) are:
  • Eligibility: ICICI Bank Savings Bank (SB) Account holders between 18 years (completed) and 70 years (age nearer birthday) who give their consent to join / enable auto-debit, as per the modality, will be enrolled into the scheme.
  • Policy period: The cover shall be for one year period starting from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016 for which option to join / pay by auto-debit from the designated Savings Bank account on the prescribed forms will be required to be given by May 31, 2015 - extendable up to May 31, 2016. For the saving A/c holder joining after May 31, 2015 the cover shall end on May 31, 2016.
  • Premium: Rs. 12 per annum.
  • Payment Mode: The premium will be directly auto-debited by the bank from the subscribers account. This is the only mode available.
  • Risk Coverage: Total coverage (sum-insured) under the scheme is Rs. 2 Lakh.

Table of Benefits*Sum Insured
I. Death Rs. 2 Lakh
II. Total and irrecoverable loss of both eyes or loss of use of both hands or feet or loss of sight of one eye and loss of use of one hand or one foot Rs. 2 Lakh
III. Total and irrecoverable loss of sight of one eye or loss of use of one hand or one foot Rs. 1 Lakh
*The total amount that can be claimed under the policy is INR 2 lakh only

The cover is subject to exclusions of the policy.

Exclusions:

Major Exclusions: Intentional self injury, suicide or attempted suicide whilst under the influence of intoxication liqour or drugs, Any loss arising from an act made in breach of law with or without criminal intent.” For more details, please refer the Master Policy wordings.

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)

Highlights of the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY – Scheme 2 – for Life Insurance) are:
  • Eligibility: ICICI Bank Savings Bank (SB) Account holders between 18 years (completed) and 50 years (age nearer birthday) who have given the consent to join the scheme / enable auto-debit, as per the modality, will be enrolled into the scheme.
  • Policy period: The cover shall be for one year period starting from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016 for which option to join / pay by auto-debit from the designated savings bank account on the prescribed forms will be required to be given by May 31, 2015, extendable up to May 31, 2016.
  • Premium: Rs. 330 (per annum).
  • Payment Mode: The premium will be directly auto-debited by the bank from the subscribers’ savings bank account. This is the only mode available currently.
  • Risk Coverage: Sum Assured of Rs. 2 Lakh on death of the Insured member for any reason is payable to the Nominee.
Termination of assurance:
  • Account holder attains age of 55 years
  • Closure of account with the Bank or insufficiency of balance for debiting premium.
  • In case of multiple coverage under the scheme, the cover will be restricted to Rs.2 lakhs and other insurance covers are terminated and premium shall be forfeited.

Atal Pension Yojna (APY)

Overview

The Government of India has announced a new scheme called Atal Pension Yojana (APY). APY is a guaranteed pension scheme and is administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).

ICICI and SBI Bank is registered with PFRDA to provide APY related services.

Features

  • Guaranteed monthly pension for subscribers, ranging from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 5,000 per month.
  • Government of India (GoI) will also co-contribute 50% of the subscriber’s contribution or Rs. 1,000 per annum, whichever is lower. The Government co-contribution is available for those who are not covered by any Statutory Social Security Schemes and is not an Income Tax payer
  • GoI will co-contribute to each eligible subscriber, for a period of 5 years who joins the scheme in the period June 1 to December 31, 2015. The benefit of five years of Government co-contribution under APY would not exceed 5 years for all subscribers including migrated Swavalamban beneficiaries.
Indicative APY Contribution Chart (Age wise)

Age of EntryYears of ContributionMonthly pension of Rs. 1000.Monthly pension of Rs. 2000.Monthly pension of Rs. 3000.Monthly pension of Rs. 4000.Monthly pension of Rs. 5000.
18 42 42 84 126 168 210
19 41 46 92 138 183 228
20 40 50 100 150 198 248
21 39 54 108 162 215 269
22 38 59 117 177 234 292
23 37 64 127 192 254 318
24 36 70 139 208 277 346
25 35 76 151 226 301 376
26 34 82 164 246 327 409
27 33 90 178 268 356 446
28 32 97 194 292 388 485
29 31 106 212 318 423 529
30 30 116 231 347 462 577
31 29 126 252 379 504 630
32 28 138 276 414 551 689
33 27 151 302 453 602 752
34 26 165 330 495 659 824
35 25 181 362 543 722 902
36 24 198 396 594 792 990
37 23 218 436 654 870 1,087
38 22 240 480 720 957 1,196
39 21 264 528 792 1,054 1,318

How to apply:
Login to SBI internet banking and under My Accounts click on the Social Security Schemes.


Mudra Therapy Primer for download

Mudras are easy to perform anytime, although sitting in the lotus position and focusing on the healing. Mudras are very powerful. If you practice these mudras regularly you can see the wonderful health benefits.



Download the Mudra Therapy Primer to practice the mudras specific to your problems.

Content of Mudra Therapy Primer:
  • Introduction of Mudras
  • Important Things about Mudras
  • Functional Factors in Mudra Therapy
  • Types of Mudras:
    • Gyan mudra
    • Vayu mudra
    • Akash mudra
    • Shoonya mudra
    • Prithvi mudra
    • Surya mudra
    • Varun mudra
    • Jalodhar nashak mudra
    • Kidney mudra
    • Pran mudra
    • Vyan mudra
    • Apan mudra
    • Apan-vayu mudra
    • Meao mudra
    • Aditya mudra
    • Shankh mudra
    • Sahaj Shankh mudra
    • Ling mudra
    • Yoni mudra
    • Pranav mudra
    • Disease vs mudra




Monday, January 16, 2017

BHIM Payments App - Download Training Guide in PDF


BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) is a Mobile App developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). It was launched by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, at a Digi Dhan programme at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on 30 December 2016. It has been named after Bhim Rao Ambedkar and is intended to facilitate e-payments directly through banks and as part of the 2016 Indian banknote demonetisation and drive towards cashless transactions.

This UPI app supports all Indian banks which use that platform, which is built over the Immediate Payment Service infrastructure and allows the user to instantly transfer money between the bank accounts of any two parties. It can be used on all mobile devices.


Benefits:
BHIM allow users send or receive money to other UPI payment addresses or scanning QR code or account number with IFSC code or MMID (Mobile Money Identifier) Code to users who do not have a UPI-based bank account.

BHIM allows users to check current balance in their bank accounts and to choose which bank account to use for conducting transactions, although only one can be active at any time.


Users can create their own QR code for a fixed amount of money, which is helpful in merchant — seller — buyer transactions.They can also have more than one payment address.

  1. Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) is an app that lets you make simple, easy and quick payment transactions using Unified Payments Interface (UPI). You can easily make direct bank to bank payments instantly and collect money using just Mobile number or Payment address. Service available are as follows:
  2. Send Money – Using this option, you can send money to anyone using Virtual Payment Address (VPA), Account no & IFSC and QR Scan.
  3. Request Money – Using this option, you can collect money by entering Virtual Payment Address (VPA). Additionally through BHIM App, one can also transfer money using Mobile No. (Mobile No should be registered with BHIM or *99# and account should be linked).
  4. Scan & Pay- Using this option, you can pay by scanning the QR code through Scan & Pay & generate your QR option is also present.
  5. Transactions – Using this option, you can check transaction history and also pending UPI collect requests (if any) and approve or reject. You can raise complaint for the declined transactions by clicking on Report issue in transactions.
  6. Profile – Using this option, you can view the static QR code and Payment addresses created. You can also share the QR code through various messenger applications like WhatsApp, Email etc. available on phone and can also download the QR code.
  7. Bank Account – Using this Option, you can see the bank account linked with your BHIM App and its PIN status. You can set/change your UPI PIN. You can also change the bank account linked with BHIM App by clicking Change account provided in Menu. Also you can check Balance of your linked Bank Account by clicking “REQUEST BALANCE”.
Download BHIM App for Android Phone from Play Store: Click Here (Official App link)

How to access BHIM:
First Time User:
Step 1: Download and Install BHIM app from Google Play store

Step 2: Select your preferred language.

Step 3: Select SIM which has mobile number that is registered with bank CBS 4

Step 4: Login by setting a 4 digit application password

Step 5: Link your bank accounts using bank account option

Step 6: Set your UPI PIN by providing last 6 digits of debit card and expiry date of debit card

Step 7: Visit Profile option and set virtual payment address (VPA)s (2 virtual payment address (VPA)s are allowed per user 1. mobno@upi, 2. name@upi)

Step 8: Set one virtual payment address (VPA) as a primary virtual payment address (VPA) ( Ex. name@upi can be primary virtual payment address (VPA) making it easy to share with others)

Step 9: QR code feature is available, by using Scan and Pay option send and collect money anytime

Step 10: Send, receive, collect money using virtual payment address (VPA), Account number + IFSC ,Scan and Pay option


Download link: BHIM Training Guide