New Jeevan Dhara 1 – Pension Plan

New Jeevan Dhara 1 – Pension Plan

LIC New Jeevan Dhara 1 Plan No.148 is suitable for professionals who do not have any pension scheme. Jeevan Dhara 1 allows you to make provision for regular income after your retirement.

Mode of Premiums:
You may pay Premiums yearly, half-yearly, quarterly, monthly or through Salary deduction. Alternatively, the premium may be paid in one lump sum (single premium).

Tax Benefits:
Tax relief under Section 80ccc is available on premiums paid under New Jeevan Suraksha I (Table No.147). The premiums paid under New Jeevan Dhara I (Table No.148) qualify for tax relief under Section 88.

These are with-profit plans and participate in the profits of the LIC’s annuity / pension business. Policies get a share of the profits in the form of bonuses. Simple Revisionary Bonuses are declared per thousand Sum Assured annually at the end of each financial year.  Once declared, they form part of the guaranteed benefits of the plan. Final (Additional) Bonuses may also be payable provided policy has run for a certain minimum period.

Death Benefit:
On death of the Life Assured during the term of the policy the basic premiums paid, excluding any rider premiums or extra premiums, up to the date of death accumulated with interest at such rates as decided by the LIC will be payable to the nominee.

New Jeevan Dhara 1

Maturity Benefit:
At maturity the policyholder can encash  up to a maximum 25% of the maturity proceeds as a tax-free lump sum. The balance should be compulsorily converted to an annuity at the rates applicable at the time of maturity of the policy. The policyholder has the choice of opting for any one of 5 annuity options. The annuity options available are

  • (i) annuity payable for remainder of life
  • (ii) annuity payable for life with guaranteed period of 5, 10, 15 or 20 years
  • (iii) Joint life and last survivor annuity to the annuitant and his/ her spouse under which annuity payable to the spouse on death of the purchaser will be 50% of that payable to the annuitant
  • (iv) Life annuity with a return of purchase price on death of the annuitant
  • (v) Life annuity increasing at a simple rate of 3% per year

Eligibility Conditions and Restrictions for LIC Jeevan Dhara 1

  • Minimum age at entry : 18 years.
  • Maximum age at entry: 65 years
  • Minimum vesting age : 50 years
  • Maximum vesting age : 79 years
  • Minimum deferment period : 2 years
  • Maximum deferment period : 35 years
  • Minimum Notional cash option for regular premium policies :Rs.50,000/-
  • Minimum premium : Rs.2,500/- p.a for regular premium Rs.10,000/- for single premium policies

Supplementary/Extra Benefits:
These are the optional benefits that can be added to your basic plan for extra protection/option.  An additional premium is required to be paid for these benefits.

Surrender Value:
Buying a life insurance contract is a long-term commitment.  However, surrender value is available on the plan on earlier termination of the contract.

Guaranteed Surrender Value:
The policy may be surrendered after it has been in force for 2 years or more but before the vesting date.  The guaranteed surrender value is 90% of the basic premiums paid excluding the first year’s premium.  In case of a single premium policy the guaranteed surrender value is allowed after 2 years from the date of commencement of the policy.

How to Apply for New Jeevan Dhara 1?

Update: New Jeevan Dhara 1 Plan No. 148 Has Been Discontinued.

The above is the product summary giving the key features of the plan. This is for illustrative purpose only. This does not represent a contract and for details please refer to your policy document.

Jeevan Akshay VI – Pension plan

Jeevan Akshay VI Table No. 189 Summary:

Jeevan Akshay VI plan no.189 is an Immediate Pension (Annuity) plan, which can be purchased by paying a lump sum amount. The plan provides for annuity payments of a stated amount throughout the life time of the annuitant (Policy holder). Various options are available for the type and mode of payment of annuities.

Options Available:
The following options are available under this pension plan.

Type of Annuity:

  1. Pension (Annuity) payable for life at a uniform rate.
  2. Pension (Annuity) payable for 5, 10, 15 or 20 years certain and thereafter as long as you are alive.
  3. Pension (Annuity) for life with return of purchase price on death of the annuitant (Policyholder).
  4. Pension (Annuity) payable for life increasing at a simple rate of 3% p.a.
  5. Pension (Annuity) for life with a provision of 50% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.
  6. Pension (Annuity) for life with a provision of 100% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.

You may choose any one option from above list. However once chosen, the option cannot be altered.


Annuity may be paid either at monthly, quarterly, half yearly or yearly intervals. You may opt any mode of payment of Annuity.

Special Features:

  1. Premium is to be paid in a lump sum.
  2. Minimum purchase price : Rs.50,000/= or such amount which may secure a minimum annuity as under:
    Mode Minimum Annuity
    Monthly Rs. 500 per month
    Quarterly Rs. 1000 per quarter
    Half-yearly Rs. 2000 per half year
    Yearly Rs. 3000 per year
  3. No medical examination is required under the plan.
  4. No maximum limits for purchase price, annuity etc.
  5. Minimum age at entry 40 years last birthday and Maximum age at entry 79 years last birthday.
  6. Age proof necessary.

Incentives for high purchase price:
If your purchase price is Rs. 1.50 lakh or more, you will receive higher amount of annuity due to available incentives.

Annuity Rate:
Amount of annuity payable at yearly intervals which can be purchased for Rs. 1 lakh under different options is as under:

Age last birthday Yearly annuity amount under option
( i ) ( ii ) (15 years certain) ( iii ) ( iv ) ( v ) ( vi )
40 7510 7440 6930 5610 7310 7120
45 7770 7660 6960 5890 7500 7240
50 8140 7950 7000 6280 7760 7420
55 8650 8330 7050 6810 8130 7670
60 9350 8790 7110 7530 8640 8030
65 10410 9330 7180 8590 9400 8570
70 12080 9830 7260 10220 10560 9370
75 14510 10220 7360 12590 12240 10590

The Unique Identification Number (UIN) for LIC’s Jeevan Akshay VI plan is 512N234V03.

Cooling off period:
If you are not satisfied with the “Terms and Conditions” of the policy, you may return the policy to Life Insurance Corporation Of India within 15 days.

How to Apply for LIC Of India’s Amulya Jeevan 1?
Contact your nearest Life Insurance Corporation Of India (LIC of India) Branch/ LIC Agent. Or
Fill the Application form to apply online. (Mumbai only)

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The above is the product summary giving the key features of the plan. This is for illustrative purpose only. This does not represent a contract and for details please refer to your policy document.

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