» Group personal Accident Policy “VIDYARTHI SURAKSHA KAVACH” has been instituted as an AWES initiative in all AWES run schools for their students and employees in collaboration with National Insurance Company at a very norminal cost of 120.00 per year. The salient features of the policy are :-
(a) In case of death of insured person, a sum of Rs5 lacs is paid to the beneficiary
(b) Rs2.5 lacs are paid for loss of one eye/limb.
(c) “Continued education benefit” in case of accidental death of parent or earning member of the family who has been supporting the child’s education.
» The premium is 10.00 per month per individual thus making a total of Rs120.00 per individual per annum and the duration of the insurance scheme is one year for accidents, arising anywhere, i.e. at home, at schools/colleges in public whilst engaging in any occupation, vocational activity and/or travelling by any mode of conveyance directly caused by external visible means in sudden, unforeseen manner.
» The students of Army Schools/Army Public Schools are also covered for continuing education benefit for school fees, examination fees, cost of books and uniform in case of accidental death of the parent/earning member of the family who has been supporting the education of the student in school, for the remaining years of school years of school education course. The limit of compensation for policy under continuing education benefit would be Rs15,000.00 per student per year payable on pro rate basis for the remaining months of that year with yearly limit of Rs15,000.00 per year. This would be valid for the entire duration of school education/existing college course as applicable.