PMSBY doesn't cover COVID-19 deaths, clarifies government

PMSBY doesn't cover COVID-19 deaths, clarifies government

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Government today clarified that Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) doesn't cover COVID-19 related deaths. In a tweet, Press Information Bureau, however, said Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) covers COVID deaths with certain conditions.

The clarification came in the wake of claims on social media that kin of those who died of COVID-19 can claim insurance under PMJJBY and  PMSBY.
 

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