The Ministry of Education says, the Suraksha Students Insurance for 2019 will be launched soon.
Benefits will be increased this year.
The Ministry further states, a sum close to 800,000 rupees per student can be claimed.
3000 rupees will be offered as in-patient charges per student, and this can be claimed when students are admitted to both government and private hospitals.
In the event of a parent’s demise, financial benefits of 200,000 rupees will be granted, while in the event of a sudden death of a student, a benefit of 150,000 rupees will be granted.
Meanwhile, for OPD treatment, 20,000 rupees has been allocated per student, on a yearly basis. Benefits can also be claimed for obtaining hearing and visual aids.