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SBI, SBI General Insurance provides personal accident cover

Has provided personal accident cover to over 7 mn SBI account holders across India

M Saraswathy  |  Mumbai 

State Bank of India (SBI) in association with its general arm, General Insurance, has provided to over 7 million account holders across India.

According to the company release, the personal accident provides for a cover of Rs 4 lakh against any unfortunate event of loss of life due to an accident. The personal accident cover is available exclusively for SBI's Saving Bank Account Holders against a payment of Rs.100. The account holders have to fill a simple form to enrol for the      

"We take deep satisfaction in providing to over 7 million Account holders of during this short span of about 10 months. This product provides the much needed immediate support to the accident victim account holder’s family.  This product is now being extended to the account holders of SBI’s Associate Banks. Our aim is to extend the cover to 10 million account holders by March 2013," said Chairman, Mr.Pratip Chaudhuri said

Bhaskar Sarma, MD & CEO, General added that the policy has also helped them in expanding their foot prints to nearly 14,000 branches of and achieve nearly 19% of income from the rural sector.    

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