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Sahara Sugam Jeevan Bima Plan

What is the Plan all About?

SAHARA SUGAM- Jeevan Bima is a unit linked insurance plan that offers a combination of market linked returns along with risk coverage. This plan provides higher returns and, thereby, enhances the value of the savings. You also have the flexibility to invest in any 5 available fund options that helps you accumulate wealth.


What are the Key Features?

  • 5 fund options to earn higher returns
  • Wealth creation plus life insurance coverage
  • Fund Value is payable at maturity
  • Access cash through partial withdrawals
  • Free switches available
  • Enjoy tax benefits

What are the Fund Investment Options?

This policy offers following 5 investment funds and you have the option to invest in any one or combination of fund options.

  • Secured Fund
  • Balanced Fund
  • Smart Fund
  • Growth Fund
  • Prima Fund

What are the Plan Benefits?

Death Benefit

    In the event of death of the life assured, the Death Benefit payable is higher of Sum Assured less partial withdrawals (within 2 years prior the date of death) Or Policy Fund Value, provided the policy is in-force. The death benefit is subject to a minimum of 105% of the total premiums paid.

Maturity Benefit

    On survival till the end of the policy term, the Fund Value as on the date of maturity is payable to the life assured.


    You can switch among 5 available fund options to suit your changing investment needs. You can exercise this option at any time during the policy term.

Partial Withdrawal

    Partial Withdrawal is allowed from 6th policy years onwards, provided the life assured has attained majority and paid all the due premiums. The minimum partial withdrawal amount allowed is Rs 2,500. The maximum partial withdrawal allowed is up to 50% of the fund value, provided minimum balance fund value required after such withdrawal should be an amount equal to two annualized premium.

    There should be a minimum period of 1 year between two consecutive partial withdrawals.


    This plan is not eligible for the bonuses.

Loan Benefit

    No loan benefit can be availed under this plan.

Surrender Value

    Upon surrendering the policy with-in the lock-in period of 5 years, the fund value (after deducting the discontinuance charges) is credited to the ‘Discontinued Policy Fund’, which will earn an interest rate of 3.5% per annum compounded yearly up to the end of 5 policy years. The proceeds after addition of interest subject is payable after the end of the lock-in period.

    Upon surrendering the policy after the lock-in period of 5 years, the Fund Value as on the date of surrender is payable immediately.

Who can Buy the Plan?

Factor Minimum Maximum
Age (as on last birthday) 10 Years 55 Years
Age at Maturity - 70 Years
Policy Tenure 10/15 Years 20 Years
Premium Paying Term (PPT) Equal To Policy Tenure -
Premium Paying Mode Annually Only -
Premium Amount Rs 12,000 No Limit (subject To Underwriting)
Sum Assured 10 Times Of Annualized Premium -
Freelook Period 15 Days From The Receipt Of The Policy -
Grace Period 30 Days -
Plan Type Offline -

Is any Rider Available with this Plan?

No rider can be opted under this plan.

What are the Plan Charges?

Premium Allocation Charges: The Premium Allocation Charge is deducted from the premiums paid and the balance amount is then allocated to funds chosen. The Premium Allocation Charge is 4.5%/5%/4% of the annualized premium for 1st policy year/2nd to 5th policy year/6th policy year onwards, respectively.

Policy Administration Charge: Policy administration charge is Rs 30 per month, increases by 5% p.a compounding annually on every policy anniversary. This charge may be revised, subject to a maximum of Rs 100 per month upon prior approval from IRDAI.

Mortality Charges: Mortality charge is based on the amount of Sum at Risk. This charge is deducted every month by cancellation of units.

Fund Management Charges: Fund management charge levied is a percentage of the Fund Value. It is 0.65% p.a for Secured Fund subject to a maximum of 0.90% p.a, 0.75% p.a for Balanced Fund subject to a maximum of 1.00% p.a, 1.00% p.a for Smart Fund, Growth Fund & Prima Fund subject to a maximum of 1.25% p.a, on prior approval from IRDAI.

Switching Charge: Two switches are available free of cost during a policy year. A charge of Rs 100 is levied when opted for subsequent switching in the same policy year.

Partial Withdrawal: No charge for partial withdrawal is levied.

Is the Plan, eligible for Tax Benefit?

Tax benefits can be availed under section 80C & 10(10D) under the Income Tax Act, subject to change in tax laws.

How the Plan Works?

Mr. Roy at 35 years of age invests with SAHARA SUGAM- Jeevan Bima with the policy term of 15 years, annualized premium of Rs 12,500 and sum assured of Rs 1,25,000.

Scenario A- Maturity Benefit: In case of his survival till maturity of the policy, the Fund Value as on the date of maturity is payable.

Scenario B- Death Benefit: In the event of his death during the policy term, the Death Benefit payable is higher of Sum Assured less partial withdrawals (within 2 years prior the date of death) Or Policy Fund Value.

Benefit Illustration:

Sahara Sugam Jeevan Bima Plan Benefit Illustration