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Birla Sun Life Insurance (BSLI) Dream Child Plan

 

Dream Child Plan from Birla Sun Life Insurance is a unit linked non-participating child plan, where the parent is the primary life insured and the child is the secondary life insured till the Guaranteed Savings Date, when the child becomes the primary life insured. This is a Double Benefit plan, where both the Sum Assured and the Fund Value is paid on death of the primary life insured.

 

The Premium Amount and the Savings Date are chosen and the Basic Sum Assured and the Guaranteed Savings Amount is calculated automatically. Thus, on the chosen date the Guaranteed Savings Amount is paid and the policy continues for another 20 years till the end of the policy tenure. If the parent dies before the Guaranteed Savings Date, the Sum Assured is paid to take care of the immediate expenses and the future premiums are paid by the insurer and the policy continues. On Guaranteed Savings Date, the child becomes the primary life insured and the Fund Value is paid out on the policy maturity.

 

 

Key Features of BSLI Dream Child Plan

 

  • A parent or a grandparent till 65 years of age can apply for this plan
  • This is a Joint Life Insurance Policy wherein the parent is the primary life insured and the child is the secondary life insured. On the Guaranteed Savings Date, the child becomes the primary life insured and the parent becomes the secondary life insured
  • The life coverage can be increased by opting for Enhanced Sum Assured
  • There are Guaranteed Additions of 2.5% of the Basic Premiums paid in the last 60 months on 10th policy anniversary and on every 5 policy anniversary thereafter + 0.25% of the average Fund Value in the last 12 months is added every anniversary from 11th policy anniversary
  • There is a Minimum Guaranteed Amount which is payable as maturity Fund Value called Guaranteed Savings Value
  • There are 4 additional riders available but only 1 investment fund that is available
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Benefits you get from BSLI Dream Child Plan

 

Death Benefit - Before the Guaranteed Savings Date - When the primary life insured is the parent then;

1) If the Parent dies - then Basic Sum Assured + Enhanced Sum Assured, if any and all future Basic Premiums are paid and the policy continues

2) If the child dies- The policy would be terminated on the Guaranteed Savings Date and the Fund Value would be paid out.

 

After the Guaranteed Savings Date- When the primary life insured child, Basic Sum Assured is paid.

 

Upon the Last Death of either the Primary or Secondary Life Insured, the Fund Value is paid and the policy is terminated.

 

Maturity Benefit – The Fund Value is paid.

 

Income Tax Benefit - Life Insurance premiums paid up to Rs. 1,00,000 are allowed as a deduction from the taxable income each year under section 80C.

 

 

Eligibility conditions and other restrictions in BSLI Dream Child Plan

 

 

 

Minimum

Maximum

Basic Sum Assured (in Rs.)

Higher of 10 or the number of years to maturity divided by 2, for entry ages below 45

The higher of 7 or the number of years to maturity divided by 4, for entry ages 45

Policy Term

Guaranteed Savings Date + 20 years

Premium Payment Term

Till Guaranteed Savings Date

Entry Age of Parent/Grandparent

18 years

65 years

Entry Age of Child

30 days

17 years

Age at Maturity on Guaranteed Savings Date

-

75 years

Single premium

NA

NA

Payment modes

Annual, Semi-Annual, Quarterly and Monthly

 

 

Additional Features and Benefits of BSLI Dream Child Plan

 

Riders – There are 4 additional riders available in this policy:

  • BSLI Accidental Death and Disability Rider
  • BSLI Critical Illness Rider
  • BSLI Surgical Care Rider
  • BSLI Hospital Care Rider

 

Investment Fund Options - There is only 1 Investment Fund that is available: Enhancer Fund

 

Top-up - Not Allowed.

 

Switching - Not applicable as there is only 1 Fund that is available.

 

Partial Withdrawal - Unlimited partial withdrawals are allowed any time after completion of 5 Policy Years or the child is at least 18 years of age, whichever is later. The minimum amount of partial withdrawal is Rs. 5,000. There is no maximum limit, but a minimum Fund Value of Rs. 25,000 needs to be kept in the Fund Value.

 

                                             

What happens if?

 

You stop paying the premium before 5 years - If the policy holder stops paying the premium, the insurance cover will cease and the fund value net of any discontinuance charge will be transferred to the Discontinued Policy Fund. The Discontinued Policy Fund will be credited with a minimum interest rate of 3.5% p.a. and the proceeds from this will be payable after the fifth policy anniversary. In case of death of the Life Assured during this period, only the accumulated fund value will be payable to the nominee.

 

You stop paying the premium after 5 years - If the policy holder stops paying the premium after 5 years, then the accumulated policy fund amount till the date of discontinuance shall be paid to the policy holder and the policy will terminate immediately.

 

You want to surrender the policy – The policy can be surrendered anytime after 5 policy years and the Fund Value will be paid out.

Prior to Guaranteed Savings Date, in situations where the primary life insured (grand /parent) is dead, the secondary life insured (child) can surrender the policy anytime after attaining age 18

 

You want a loan against your policy - There is loan available under this plan. The minimum loan amount is Rs. 5,000 and the maximum loan amount is 40% of the fund value.




 

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