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The schemes have seen important progress by way of the cumulative variety of girls enrolled in these schemes, the minister mentioned.

Better variety of girls beneficiaries are becoming a member of the demand-driven Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana with over 13.68 crore enrollment, the federal government mentioned in Parliament on Monday.

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) had been launched in 2015 with a view to enhancing the extent of insurance coverage penetration within the nation and to offer insurance coverage cowl to widespread folks, particularly poor and the under-privileged sections of the society, Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Kisanrao Karad mentioned in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

The schemes have seen important progress by way of the cumulative variety of girls enrolled in these schemes, the minister mentioned.

Below PMSBY there are 10,26,45,751 girls beneficiaries and below PMJJBY there are 3,42,40,254 beneficiaries, he added.

He mentioned these schemes are demand pushed and consent based mostly and no help is offered by the federal government for fee of premiums.

As many as 1,60,925 girls had been paid claims amounting to Rs 3,218.5 crore below PMJJBY as of October 27, 2021, he mentioned. Whereas, claims value Rs 294.93 crore had been paid to 14,818 girls beneficiaries below PMSBY.

PMJJBY affords life insurance coverage cowl of Rs 2 lakh, PMSBY affords unintended loss of life or complete everlasting incapacity cowl of Rs 2 lakh and everlasting partial incapacity cowl of Rs 1 lakh.

Citing knowledge offered by insurance coverage corporations, the minister mentioned that 5,12,915 numbers of claims amounting to Rs 10,258 crore and 92,266 numbers of claims amounting to Rs 1,797 crore have been disbursed below PMJJBY and PMSBY respectively as of twenty seventh October 2021.

In reply to a separate query on mudra loans, the minister mentioned that as a lot as 68 per cent of the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana accounts held by girls entrepreneurs, availing 44 per cent of the sanctioned quantity.

The all India accounts below PMMY stood at 32.11 crore as of November 26, 2021, of which 21.73 crore had been girls entrepreneurs (68 per cent). Whereas the all India sanctioned mortgage quantity was of Rs 17 lakh crore of which Rs 7.42 lakh crore (44 per cent) was held by girls enterprises.

“Below Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY), institutional credit score as much as Rs 10 lakh is offered by Member Lending Establishments (MLIs) to micro/small entrepreneurs, together with girls, for earnings producing actions in sectors akin to manufacturing, buying and selling, companies and actions allied to agriculture,” Karad mentioned.

In reply to a different query, Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary mentioned the federal government has taken many efficient steps for profitable implementation of ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana’ to make sure most advantages to ladies.

He mentioned that 19,535 villages within the nation have been declared as ‘Sampoorna Sukanya Gram’ below Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana marketing campaign.

The marketing campaign was launched in June 2019 to make sure the attain of SSA until final mile, Chaudhary mentioned.

It covers opening of Sukanya Samriddhi Account for all eligible lady youngster in that village. Until thirty first March 2021, a complete of 19,535 villages declared as Sampoorna Sukanya Gram, the minister mentioned.

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