What is a Group Term Life Insurance policy?
Group Term Life Insurance Policy (GTLI) is a customised plan that offer life insurance cover to a group of members/employees under a single policy. A group insurance policy is not restricted to merely employer-employee groups and is also customised for other groups such as customers of banks, NGOs, professional groups, non-banking financial institutions, and microfinance institutions.
In an event of death of any member/employee covered under a group term life insurance policy, the nominee of the concerned member/employee is assured of financial assistance to the extent of Sum Assured for that member/employee.
The sum assured under the group term life insurance may vary from member to member or can be a uniform sum assured for all members/employees covered under a policy. For employees, the sum assured can be a multiple of their yearly salary and for a group of borrowers, the sum assured can be the outstanding loan amount at the time of death. One of the benefits of term life Insurance is, additional covers like critical illness and disability benefits can be added to a Group Term Life Insurance policy.