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It's an important message for you if you are a subscriber of any LIC policy, and its premium payment is pending. In a major development, state-run insurance major Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has extended the deadline to pay insurance premiums up to April 15 in view of the coronavirus crisis. In a statement, LIC also requested its customers to avoid visiting its offices to pay premium and stay indoors, saying policy holders can use its online services.
"In view of extraordinary circumstances prevailing in the country on account of COVID-19, LIC of India has announced relaxation to its policyholders on payment of premium due to on in-force policies up to 15th April, 2020," it said.
TWEET by LIC
We request our policyholders to stay indoors and avoid visiting any office to pay premium. In view of Corona Virus threat, LIC announces relaxation in payment of premium due on in-force policies up to 15th April, 2020. Stay indoors, stay safe. #IndiaFightsCorona #IndiaPaySafe pic.twitter.com/7I165Qu0jp
— LIC India Forever (@LICIndiaForever) March 22, 2020
Due to the increasing spread of novel coronavirus in the country, several states including the national capital have been put under lockdown and both the Central and state governments have asked people to avoid unnecessary travel and stay indoors.
'Janata Curfew' was observed across the country on Sunday, on the Prime Minister's appeal to control the spread of the deadly virus that has left 13,049 deaths across the globe and over 3.7 lakh affected people.
Millions of people across the country stayed indoors, streets wore a deserted look and bare number of vehicles were on the road on Sunday in an unprecedented shutdown on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew' to help check the spread of coronavirus.
As the 14-hour 'Janata curfew' got underway at 7 am on Sunday, people kept themselves indoors as part of the social distancing exercise to help stop the spread of the virus. All markets and establishments except those dealing in essential goods and services are closed for the day.
Seven deaths have been reported from India and the number of confirmed cases continue to rise in the nation.
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