Funeral Benefits

Members and their dependants are entitled to the Scheme's  funeral benefits which are payable to a member, a surviving spouse or some other nominees as certified by Tribal Authority, District Commissioner or a similar authority. Members may/can submit notice of death within six (6) months of the occurrence of death.

Any of the following documents is required to facilitate processing of the claim;

  • Death certificate
  • Death notification from a registered medical practitioner or any such authorised person
  • Letter from Tribal Authority or District Commissioner or a certified copy thereof.
Member 8,000 4,000 10,000
Spouse 8,000 4,000 10,000
16yrs<21yrs 5,000 3,000 6,000
6yrs<15yrs 3,000 1,800 4,000
5yrs and below 1,800 1,200 2,000

 

Dependants aged above 21 years do not have a funeral benefit, unless it’s a spouse.