Public sector general insurer New India Assurance announced an exclusive health insurance cover New India Asha Kiran for girl child on 7 March 2014. New India Assurance cut health insurance rate for 50 per cent for the girl child.
The discount is restricted to the families with only girl child.
Besides being cheaper, the girl child policy also provides a personal accident cover for parents. On occurrence of any accident to parent, the sum insured would be placed as a fixed deposit in the names of the girl child.
The ASHA KIRAN policy has daily cash benefit on hospitalization, critical care benefit up to 10 per cent sum insured and emergency ambulance charges.
New India also announced health policies with added benefits for the women customer of bank. General Insurance had its tie up with Bhartiya Mahila Bank.
When: 7 March 2014
Why: for girl child