HDFC SL ProGrowth Flexi Plan

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Introduction/Overview

HDFC SL ProGrowth Flexi Plan is a Unit Linked Insurance plan providing market participation and with two different life cover options to suit specific needs

Key Features

  • It is a unit linked plan with Regular Pay option which can be converted to limited pay
  • There are 2 coverage options under the plan:
  1. Life Option – Death Benefit
  2. Extra Life Option – Death Benefit + Accidental Death Benefit
  • The following 4 funds are available for investment
  1. Blue chip Fund
  2. Opportunities Fund
  3. Balanced Fund
  4. Income Fund

Benefits

  • The insured will get the total Fund Value on Maturity
  • Maturity Proceeds can be availed in equal instalments post maturity over a period of 5 years through the Settlement Option
  • On death of the policyholder, higher of the Sum Assured net of partial withdrawals made 2 years prior to death or Fund Value or  105% of premiums paid is payable to the nominee if age attained was less than 60 years
  • If age attained was equal to or more than 60 years, higher of Sum Assured net of partial withdrawals made after age 58 years or Fund Value or 105% of premiums paid is payable
  • An additional Accidental Death Benefit equal to the SA is payable if the policyholder meets with accidental death under Extra Life Option
  • Income tax benefit on the premium paid as per Section 80C and on claims under Section 10(10D) of the Income Tax Act.

Product Specification:

 

Minimum

Maximum

Entry Age (Last Birthday)

14 years

 65 years

Maturity Age (Last Birthday)

-

75 years

Policy Term (PT) in years

10

30

Premium Paying Term (PPT) in years

Equal to policy term

Premium paying Frequency

Annual, half-yearly, monthly

Yearly Premium

24,000

No limit

Sum Assured

Higher of 10*annual premium or 0.5*term*annual premium for ages<45 yrs.

Or

Higher of 7*annual premium or 0.25*term*annual premium

40*annual premium

 

Policy Details

Grace Period: 15 days grace period is allowed for payment of premiums in monthly mode and 30 days in other modes after which the policy lapses

Policy Termination or Surrender Benefit: Policyholder is allowed to surrender the policy after 5 completed years. If surrendered before 5 years, the fund value net of discontinuation charge will be credited to the Discontinued Policy Fund where it will earn a minimum of 4% p.a. growth. After completion of 5 years, the fund value in the Discontinued Policy fund as on that date will be paid to the policyholder. If surrendered after 5 completed policy years, the entire Fund value on the date of surrender is paid without any charges

Free Look Period: If you would not be pleased with the coverage, and terms and conditions of the policy, you have the option of canceling the policy within 15 days of receipt of the policy documents, provided there has been no claim.

Inclusions

  • Partial withdrawals are allowed every year with a minimum value of Rs.10,000
  • Switches are allowed every year for switching between funds
  • Future premiums can be redirected to a new fund via the Premium Redirection option

Additional Features or Riders

  • The PPT can be converted to limited pay option after first 5 or 10 years’ premiums has been paid depending on the policy term

Exclusions

  • The benefit paid in case of suicide within 12 months of policy inception or revival is the fund value as on that date.
  • In case of Accidental Death Benefit, death after 90 days of accident or  accidental death due to intentional self-inflicted injury, alcohol abuse, war, aviation, acts of criminal nature, or due to participating in hazardous activities is excluded.

Documents Required

Policyholder has to fill up an ‘Application form/ proposal form’ with accurate medical history and submit KYC documents.