Canara Bank is launching “Canara Freedom Suraksha”, a life insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh for all its savings bank customers as a value-added service at a very nominal premium.

Bank Executive Director A K Gupta said the facility is being launched on Tuesday in association with its joint venture company Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company.

The cover is extended without any medical test and merely on a declaration of good health by customers and covers both natural and accidental death, he said.

The annual premium rates (inclusive of service tax) are Rs 177, Rs 366 and Rs 988 for age groups of 18-35, 36-50 and 51-59, respectively.

(This article was published on August 18, 2012)
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