Gas connection Insurance: Only the gas dealer should inform the customers about their rights regarding gas connection. But in most cases, it is seen that the dealers do not inform the customers while giving the gas connection. That is why consumers themselves should be aware of their rights.
Get Insurance up to 50 lakh rupees With Gas connection
People who take LPG gas connection are insured up to 50 lakh rupees. This policy is called LPG insurance cover. This is provided for loss of life and property in any kind of accident caused by gas cylinders. You will be eligible for this policy as soon as you get a gas connection. You get this insurance as soon as you get a new connection.
Your LPG insurance is taken out when you buy a gas cylinder. You should always take the cylinder after checking the expiry date. Because it is linked to the expiry date of the insurance cylinder. You get accident insurance of 40 lakh rupees on getting a gas connection. According to the rules, the maximum compensation can be up to Rs 50 lakh in case of an accident.
The customer has to report the accident to his distributor and the nearest police station within 30 days of the accident. A copy of the FIR must be obtained from the police station. Medical receipt, hospital bill, postmortem report, and death certificate are also required along with a copy of the FIR lodged in the police station to file a claim. The claim procedure is given on the official website myLPG.in (http://mylpg.in).
Only the person who has the cylinder in his name gets the sum insured. You cannot make anyone a nominee under this policy. The claim will be availed only to those whose cylinder pipes, stoves and regulators are of ISI mark.