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Funeral Expenses 

Funeral expenses are in the nature of a lump sum payment. The amount has been enhanced upto  Rs. 10,000/- w.e.f. 1-04-2011 from earlier Rs 5000 /-. The payment is made at branch office to defray the expenditure on the funeral of deceased insured person. The amount is paid either to the eldest surviving member of the family or, in his absence, to the person who actually incurs the expenditure on the funeral.  

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Section 46(1)
Standard benefit rate
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Funeral expenses are payable in respect of death of a person, who is no longer in insurable employment  but is in receipt of periodical payments of permanent disablement benefit. 


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