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- A maximum of Rs 10 lakh compensation can be given to each person who has suffered an accident
- Maximum 15 lakh cover is available for the treatment of family members
In our country, LPG gas cylinders are being used from house to house, not only to the villages. But most people do not know about the insurance available on it. According to the information available on the website of the gas companies, insurance cover up to Rs 50 lakh can be claimed in case of any loss of life or property in any type of accident caused by the insurance cover cylinder. Today we are telling you about this insurance cover.
Get cover up to 50 lakhs
There is an insurance cover of 40 lakhs in case of an accident, while Rs 50 lakhs can be claimed in case of death due to a cylinder burst. A maximum of Rs 10 lakh compensation can be given to each person who has suffered an accident. There is a maximum compensation of Rs 6 lakh (per person) on death of the person. Apart from this, a maximum of 15 lakhs (1 lakh per person) is covered for the treatment of family members. Insurance damage up to Rs 2 lakh can be claimed if property is damaged.
Insurance is done only when you buy a cylinder
At the time of purchasing the cylinder, it gets insured which is linked to the expiry of the cylinder. Often people buy a cylinder without checking its expiry date. In such a situation you are not entitled to claim for insurance.
Keep in mind the expiry date of the cylinder
Where the regulator is placed on every gas cylinder, there is a D-20 or something similar written on it. This is the expiry date of the gas cylinder. Here D-20 means that the expiry date of the gas cylinder is December 2020. After this it can be dangerous to use gas cylinders. Such cylinders may cause gas leakage and other problems. A, B, C, D is written on one of the three strips near the regulator at the top of the gas cylinder.
The gas company will give each letter in 3 months She divides. Here A means January to March and B means April to June. Similarly, C means July to September and D means October to December. If you have bought a gas cylinder after expiry date, then it does not become a claim.
It is also necessary to take insurance cover
The necessary condition for availing this facility is that the compensation amount will be given only if the accident occurred at a registered residence. The address of the place of residence is required to be registered. Whoever this incident happened to, his family members will be considered under this rule.
Related oil companies bear the entire insurance cost
The related oil companies bear the entire cost of the insurance on cylinders. Actually the distributors of petroleum companies Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum have to get this insurance. These people have to take insurance policy for accidents including third party insurance cover for customers and other properties.
This is the complete process to get the amount of insurance cover