The previous fiscal year, the PMJJBY charged out in fatality claimants
From an RTI response, around Rupees, 4,700 crores were paid toward over 2 lakh fatality cases filed under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) from the last financial year, which saw COVID-19 leave a gravel path of demise.
They do not mention mortality complaints under the PMJJBY in the personal data provided by the Department of Financial Services to RTI activist Chandrashekhar Gaur of Neemuch district. However, as per the response, Rupees 4,698.10 crore had been paid out in the last fiscal year for 2,34,905 fatality allegations under PMJJBY, as per Gaur.
In 2020-21, 2,50,351 death claims had been registered under the PMJJBY, with 13,100 of them being dismissed. The final 2,346 allegations were being investigated. As per the response, fatality claims totaling Rs 3,563.78 crore were resolved under PMJJBY in 2019-20 in 1,78,189 cases, compared to Rs 2,704.24 crore in 1,35,212 cases in 2018-19.
According to the Union Health Ministry, as of 8:00 a.m. Sunday, 3,02,33,183 people had tested positive for the coronavirus. 3,95,751 of them seem to have died. Insurance can cover an individual aged 18 to 50 with savings account under PMJJBY by reimbursing Rupees 330 annual costs.