IRDA EXAM: Sample Questions for 50 hours exam

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Sample solved Question Papers for IRDA 50 hours Agents Training Exam. The answers are marked in bold. From Sashi Publications, Kolkata

1. The concept of insurance involves a transfer of

A. liability.

B. needs.

C. ownership.

D. risk.

2. Rakesh recently bought a health insurance policy and a personal accident policy. What main section(s) of the insurance market do these products normally fall into?

A. Life insurance in both cases.

B. Life insurance for health and non-life insurance for personal accident.

C. Non-life insurance in both cases.

D. Non-life insurance for health and life insurance for personal accident.

 

3. The main role of an underwriter in a non-life insurance company is normally to

A. assess the acceptability of particular risks.

B. certify a loss when claims are submitted.

C. design the structure of the products to be offered.

D. negotiate with the industry regulator.

 

4. Akshat is a relatively cautious person. In insurance terms, this will normally increase the likelihood that he will

A. be considered an above average insurance risk.

B. be considered a below average insurance risk.

C. require insurance cover.

D. require reinsurance cover.

 

5. How are perils and hazards normally distinguished under term insurance policies?

A. Perils are medical factors which influence the risk of dying and hazards are lifestyle activities which influence the risk of dying.

B. Perils are risks that policyholders will die before a specified date and hazards are factors which could influence that risk.

C. Perils are factors which affect the risk being insured and hazards are the size of the risk being insured.

D. Perils are factors which could influence an insured event occurring and hazards are the actual events which will trigger a payout.

 

6. In insurance terms, the risk of suffering a disability is best described as what type of risk?

A. Financial.

B. Fundamental.

C. Homogenous.

D. Speculative.

 

7. For a household insurance policy, insurable interest need only exist at outset and at what other point?

A. The date the cancellation period expires.

B. The date a claim occurs.

C. The date the policy document is received.

D. The termination date.

 

8. Rahul is employed by Sunny. In respect of this employment, Rahul automatically has insurable interest in Sunny’s life up to what limit, if any?

A. Rahul’s monthly salary.

B. Rahul’s pension fund value.

C. Sunny’s annual profit.

D. There is no limit.Sample Questions IC-33 7

9. Arun started a 20-year term insurance policy. Once established, when, if at all, is the insurer next entitled to ask him for proof of continuing good health?

A. At no point.

B. After the end of the first 12 months.

C. At the point when he changes occupation or retires.

D. When a lapsed policy is revived.

 

10. The concept of indemnity is based on the key principle that policyholders should be prevented from

A. insuring existing losses.

B. making false insurance claims.

C. paying excessively for insurance cover.

D. profiting from insurance.

 

11. Once an absolute assignment is effected under a life insurance policy, who will be the titleholder(s) of this policy?

A. The assignor in all cases.

B. The assignee in all cases.

C. Either the assignor or assignee depending on the type of policy involved.

D. The assignor and assignee jointly.

 

12. How long is the free look-in period under a term insurance policy from the date of receipt of the policy document?

A. 5 days.

B. 10 days.

C. 15 days.

D. 20 days.

 

13. A life insurer issued a quotation on 10 February, guaranteed for 14 days, which was accepted by the customer on day 10. Consequently the insurer can only decline this risk if the

A. customer submits a second quotation request.

B. insurer increases its underlying premium rates.

C. market place experiences a significant downturn.

D. material facts change.

 

14. A policy document for a money-back policy includes the statement ‘the proposal and declaration signed by the proposer form the basis of the contract’. In which main section of the policy document will this normally appear?

A. Attestation.

B. Operative clause.

C. Preamble.

D. Terms and conditions.

 

15. A life insurance policy can only be made paid up if what particular policy feature exists?

A. Indexing contribution.

B. Nomination facility.

C. Rider benefits.

D. Savings element.

16. The main reason why a life insurance proposal form often asks for the proposer’s height is to enable a reasonable comparison with the proposer’s

A. age.

B. gender.

C. occupation.

D. weight.

 

17. Where annually increasing flexible premiums operate under a life insurance policy, what rate of increase will generally apply?

A. 2.5%

B. 3.0%

C. 5.0%

D. 7.5%

 

18. The amount paid out by the insurer under a 30-year life insurance policy exceeded the sum insured plus revisionary bonuses. The excess is likely to result from?

A. charges refunded.

B. a frequency loading.

C. a tax rebate.

D. a terminal bonus.

 

19. What normally happens to the sum insured under a life insurance policy once the period of the lien expires?

A. It reduces.

B. It increases.

C. It is temporarily suspended.

D. It is replaced by a newly-underwritten sum insured.

 

20. The main protection need of a 19-year-old is most likely to be

A. self-protection.

B. home loan protection.

C. protection of dependants.

D. protection of children’s future.

 

21. Raunak recently arranged a life insurance policy under which he is classed as the master policyholder. This addresses his role as

A. a creditor.

B. a debtor.

C. an employee.

D. an employer.

 

22. The need for investment advice from an insurance agent normally results from what overriding key factor?

A. Absence of any long-term goals.

B. Inability to prioritise future financial needs.

C. Lack of market knowledge.

D. Shortage of available funds.

 

23. When undertaking financial planning for individuals without capital, what savings need is likely to be addressed in every single case?

A. Emergency funds.

B. Funds for children’s savings.

C. Funds for educational costs.

D. House purchase funds.Sample Questions IC-33 9

24. Naveen is addressing his income needs by investing directly in corporate bonds. In what form will he receive this income?

A. Annuity instalments.

B. Dividend payments.

C. Interest payments.

D. Rental payments.

 

25. Nikhil is looking for tax-efficient savings methods for his disposable income. He is considering an equity-linked savings scheme, national savings certificates and an endowment insurance policy. Premiums for which of these investments are allowed to be deducted from his taxable income?

A. The national savings certificates only.

B. The equity-linked savings scheme and the national savings certificates only.

C. The national savings certificates and the endowment insurance policy only.

D. The equity-linked savings scheme, the national savings certificates and the endowment insurance policy.

 

26. An investor holds a wide range of shares. If the Reserve Bank of India announces a series of significant interest rate increases, the prices of these shares are most likely to

A. become volatile.

B. decrease.

C. increase.

D. stagnate.

 

27. The main purpose of the guaranteed insurability rider benefit is to give the policyholder the right to

A. cancel a health-based exclusion after a symptom-free period.

B. include his parents under the policy.

C. increase cover when a key life event occurs.

D. maintain cover despite a fall in investment value.

 

28. The changes in healthcare costs over recent years has had what general impact on healthcare insurance?

A. A fall in average premium levels.

B. A reduction in underwriting requirements.

C. A rise in the need for cover.

D. A strengthening of the insurable interest rules.

 

29. The general need for a pension policy results from the existence of what key problem?

A. Anticipated fall in income.

B. Lack of employment opportunities.

C. Likely deterioration in health.

D. Uncertainty over investment performance.

 

30. Yash pays health insurance premiums for himself, his wife and his two children aged 13 and 8. Premiums for which of these individuals will qualify as deductible from Yash’s taxable income?

A. Yash only.

B. Yash and his wife only.

C. Yash, his wife and his oldest child.

D. Yash, his wife and both his children.

31. The sole focus during a client’s fact-find session was healthcare requirements and estate planning. Which main life stage is he most likely to fall into?

A. Young married.

B. Young married with children.

C. Pre-retirement.

D. Retirement.

 

32. Apart from the salary level, what other key feature of Alok’s job is likely to have a major impact on the level of his pension, life insurance and health insurance needs?

A. Whether the job is office or field-based.

B. The normal retirement age in relation to the job.

C. Whether the job is in the public or private sector.

D. Whether the job is manual or non-manual.

 

33. In the context of financial planning, how is the difference between real needs and perceived needs best described?

A. Real needs are financial needs and perceived needs are non-financial needs.

B. Real needs are actual needs and perceived needs are based on a client’s thoughts and desires.

C. Real needs are identified by the insurance agent and perceived needs are identified by the client.

D. Real needs are needs which satisfy an objective and perceived needs are needs which do not satisfy an objective.

 

34. In order to fulfil the ‘know your customer’ procedures, at what stage in the financial planning process is the insurance agent most likely to request a copy of the customer’s photograph?

A. At the end of the fact-find meeting.

B. At the end of the presentation meeting.

C. As soon as the application is accepted by the insurer.

D. As soon as the insurer is ready to issue the policy document.

 

35. An agent has recommended an investment product with non-guaranteed benefits. The benefit illustration passed to his client will therefore use assumed annual growth rates of

A. 5% and 8%

B. 5% and 10%

C. 6% and 8%

D. 6% and 10%

 

36. The main purpose of including commission details in the documentation to clients is to increase

A. competitiveness.

B. efficiency.

C. flexibility.

D. transparency.

 

37. A client has been recommended a low-risk investment product by his insurance agent, but the client insists the agent arranges for the money to be invested in a higher risk product. What action should the agent take?

A. Carry out these instructions, but document that this contradicts the recommendation.

B. Conduct a new fact-find.

C. Invest a reduced amount of money in this product.

D. Refuse to act for the client.Sample Questions IC-33 11

38. An insurance agent has advised a client to surrender an existing investment product and start a new investment product. What key indicator should be used to determine whether this advice was ethical?

A. The best interests of the client.

B. The difference in potential income and capital growth between the two products.

C. The flexibility of the new product compared to the old one.

D. The views expressed by the client.

 

39. What key impact will low persistency levels have on insurance policyholders?

A. An enhancement in product choice.

B. An improvement in investment performance.

C. An increase in insurance cover.

D. A reduction in benefits.

 

40. Raju died 5 years before the end of his 30-year endowment insurance policy. What factor most likely caused the insurer to investigate the claim using the early death claim procedures?

A. He paid the most recent premium during the period of grace.

B. His cover was originally accepted with a premium loading on medical grounds.

C. His death resulted from a recently acquired sudden illness.

D. The policy had lapsed and was revived shortly before he died.

 

41. A claim under a term insurance policy is submitted by an individual who has substantially understated his age. As an alternative to paying out the full claim the insurer is most likely to take what action?

A. Deduct the underpaid premiums from the sum insured.

B. Make the policy paid up.

C. Pay out the surrender value.

D. Reject the claim on the grounds of misrepresentation.

 

42. On the maturity of an endowment policy, a reduced sum insured is paid out. What is the most likely reason for this?

A. The instalments were commuted by the policyholder.

B. The policyholder’s health seriously deteriorated during the policy term.

C. The policy was made paid up during the policy term.

D. The policy was subject to a lien.

 

43. What key event is most likely to prevent insurers from ensuring that each insured person brings a fair premium to the pool for the risk presented?

A. A fraudulent claim.

B. A policy assignment.

C. A steep rise in inflation.

D. A sudden illness.

 

44. An insurance agent served an insurer continually and exclusively for 20 years, after which he retired from work. In accordance with Section 44 of the Insurance Act 1938, renewal commission due to him after the termination of his agency can only be withheld if

A. he ceases to remain a resident of India for tax purposes.

B. he survives beyond the age of 75.

C. there has been a change in regulator.

D. there is fraud involved.

45. Legislation gives which body the power to specify a code of conduct for surveyors and loss assessors?

A. Institute of Insurance and Risk Management.

B. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority.

C. Life Insurance Council.

D. Securities and Exchange Board of India.

 

46. What key legacy has been left by the activities of the Tariff Advisory Committee?

A. A central compensation fund.

B. Customer classification status.

C. Illustrative projection rates.

D. Standard policy wordings.

 

47. Apart from conducting a comprehensive fact-find, the other main action that an insurance agent can take at outset to minimise the risk of subsequently receiving a customer complaint is to

A. ask for referrals.

B. offer commission rebates.

C. provide detailed disclosures.

D. register with the Insurance Ombudsman.

 

48. An award made by the Insurance Ombudsman will only be binding on the insurer if the

A. complainant accepts this decision.

B. Consumer Forum is involved in the case.

C. insurer signs a disclaimer.

D. value of the award is less than 2 lakhs.

 

49. A policyholder asked his insurance agent for guidance on submitting a claim for the maturity benefit under his life insurance policy. Due to pressure of work, the agent declined to assist. Consequently, this action is deemed to be a breach of the

A. General Insurance Council’s guidelines.

B. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s Code of Conduct.

C. Insurance Ombudsman’s protocols.

D. Insurance Brokers Association of India’s membership rules.

 

50. During the process of applying for life insurance, the customer discloses confidentially to the insurance agent that he had a mild stroke four months ago, however this was NOT mentioned on the application form. In accordance with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s Code of Conduct, how should the insurance agent deal with this information?

A. Ask the policyholder’s doctor to send details to the insurer.

B. Notify the insurer of this matter.

C. Refuse to act for the customer in this case.

D. Respect this confidentiality by not discussing it with anyone else.


© Prepared by The Chartered Insurance Institute 2011

 

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  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

New India Assurance records 42% increase in Q1 profit
New India Assurance records 42%...

  New India Assurance reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.441 crore in the first...

HEALTHY GROWTH OF HEALTH INSURANCE

  Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, India's health insurance...

CLINICAL TRIALS LIABILITY INSURANCE...

1. Introduction: 1.1. Current pharmaceutical boom promises to be the next revolution after...

LEARNING & COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT IN...

  Introduction A learning management strategy is key to an organizations liability to deliver...

Why the insurance Bill matters to you

  Policyholders will be affected by changes in agent commissions and in their appointments Last...

A wake up call by WHO and World Bank for universal health
A wake up call by WHO and World Bank...

  Roughly around 400 million people do not have the access to essential health services, as per...

Interview with Mr. P. Venugopal,...

  After taking over as the Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India what is your...

Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker, Director of NIA
Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker,...

  "NIA should transform itself rapidly to be a global institution of excellence in learning and...

Life insurance sector to grow 12-15% in FY 16
Life insurance sector to grow 12-15%...

  India's life insurance industry is likely to grow by 12% to 15% in the current financial year...

HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.
HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.

  Private insurer HDFC and Standard Life, is looking at a near 15-per cent growth in first year...

Insurers prompt wellness tests for its customers & employees
Insurers prompt wellness tests for...

  Health insurers are now looking to get their customers fit, along with paying their medical...

IRDAI introduces a new health saving plan
IRDAI introduces a new health saving...

  A committee constituted by the IRDAI in its draft plan, has suggested a health savings product...

Chhattisgarh outshines national average on health insurance scheme
Chhattisgarh outshines national...

  Chhattisgarh had surpassed the national average in the implementation of the national health...

What happens if Policyholder dies within Grace Period?
What happens if Policyholder dies...

  Have you ever considered the implications of what happens to the benefits covered under an...

Must know Facts about a Convertible Insurance Policy
Must know Facts about a Convertible...

  Most individuals classify life cover as term plans and whole life plans. The fact is that there...

A SNAP SHOT ON MICRO INSURANCE IN INDIA

Introduction Risk is pervasive in the lives of poor and low-income groups. Economic, social,...

IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RISK...

1. Introduction : Last month, we have discussed on the various facets of Risk Management...

Insured, but do you know the claim...

The floods in Jammu and Kashmir and cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha claimed lives and...

Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care from Cigna TTK Health Insurance
Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care...

      Cigna TTK Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care plan provides a comprehensive coverage that...

Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life Insurance
Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life...

  Features/Benefits  An award winning unique insurance cum investment plan designed specifically...

Customer Retention- A Major Concern...

Introduction:   Just like Formula 1 racing, insurance companies are racing in market to offer...

Introduction of Certificate course on
Introduction of Certificate course on...

  It is to inform that Insurance Institute of India have introduced a Certificate Course on...

Exide Life on a recruitment drive for fresh agents
Exide Life on a recruitment drive for...

  Exide Life Insurance plans to hire about 20,000 agents in the current financial year in order...

SBI Life declares tablet-based digitization service
SBI Life declares tablet-based...

  SBI Life Insurance has introduced 'Connect Life', a tablet-based service to digitize the entire...

Cashless mediclaim fetches more cash than reimbursement plans
Cashless mediclaim fetches more cash...

  The recent observations has brought that the average cashless claim disbursal is nearly double...

A new farm income insurance scheme for farmers: Rajnath
A new farm income insurance scheme...

  The Centre is working on a new farm insurance and income scheme that will help increase...

Future Generali shifts focus to data analytics
Future Generali shifts focus to data...

  Future Generali is shifting focus for using the data on millions of customers that outlets such...

ICICI Lombard introduces 'Photo Quote' on mobile app
ICICI Lombard introduces 'Photo...

  ICICI Lombard has introduced a "Photo Quote" feature on its mobile app "IL Insure". The feature...

Insurers are biggest source of funds for NBFCs: FSR
Insurers are biggest source of funds...

  Insurance companies have been believed to be the largest source of funds for non-banking...

TPA director should be MBBS graduate
TPA director should be MBBS graduate

  The IRDAI in its exposure draft on third party administrator (TPA) has said that at least one...

A STUDY ON CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP...

Introduction Life Insurance is critical for the development of Indian economy. Apart from a brief...

Co-mingled Cargo

What is co-mingled cargo? The cargo is considered to be "Co-mingled" when a ship loads cargo of...

Use of social media for product promotions
Use of social media for product...

  Life Insurance companies are now eyeing the social media such as Facebook and twitter in order...

Bajaj Allianz Life set to double agency force
Bajaj Allianz Life set to double...

Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company plans to double its 'active' agency force to about 60,000...

Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no premium hikes in FY 17
Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no...

Insurance schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana will not see any premium increase...

Directors' & Officers' cover gaining popularity
Directors' & Officers' cover gaining...

With the authorities tightening the screws on directors and senior corporate bosses after...

Insurers using drones to check crop yields
Insurers using drones to check crop...

Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the...

Myths about SME Finance
Myths about SME Finance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in the growth of the economy. The...

My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L & T General Insurance Company
My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L...

With the Insta home insurance Plan, the customer doesn't have to deal with time consuming...

Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life Insurance Company
Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life...

OverviewDue to the current lifestyle and stress levels, incidents of critical illnesses,...

College of Insurance Aviation...

Relevance of the program: - Aviation insurance policies are distinctly different from those for...

Certificate course on "Compliance,...

III is pleased to inform that they have introduced a Certificate Course on "Compliance,...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INSURANCE
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH...

The College of Insurance, the training arm of the Insurance Institute of India, in association...

LIC uses market volatility to raise stake in companies
LIC uses market volatility to raise...

Life Insurance Corporation of India has used market volatility during the March quarter to raise...

LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life products
LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life...

LIC owns about 15% in Axis Bank, but now it's pushing Axis bank to sell insurance policies...

LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4 crore; intends to hire 2 lakh agents
LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4...

LIC is aiming to double its business in terms of new policy issuance to four crore in the...

IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs
IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will make certain changes to its...

IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend on banks for selling policies
IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend...

The insurance regulator has warned life companies against overdependence on banks for selling...

IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General Insurance's Japanese MD to step down
IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General...

The Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India has ordered Universal Sompo...

Insurers may have to lower agent commission for certain products
Insurers may have to lower agent...

Insurers may soon have to lower commissions to insurance agents in certain product categories,...

Companies rope in global travel risk firms
Companies rope in global travel risk...

  Most companies have mailers sent out by the central travel desk that advise employees on the...

Future Generali eyes 30% growth in rural, micro insurance business
Future Generali eyes 30% growth in...

Future Generali is expecting 30 per cent growth in India's rural and micro insurance sector in...

Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health Insurance Plans Online
Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health...

  Health insurance is an investment towards a healthier, more secured future. Health insurance...

Life Insurance & Married Women’s Property Act (MWP Act) - Details and Benefits
Life Insurance & Married Women’s...

  The Married Women’s Property Act aims to protect properties of women from creditors. Under this...

Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers
Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers

  There are people who save up all through their lives to buy their houses using only their own...

M Ravichandran expresses views on IRDAI norms for selling and servicing of insurance policies through e-commerce platform
M Ravichandran expresses views on...

  Mr. M Ravichandran, President-Insurance of Tata AIG General Insurance has expressed his views...

Want to Send Your Child Overseas For Studies?
Want to Send Your Child Overseas For...

  For most parents, one of their most important goals is to educate their children in best...

Tax Benefits of Health Insurance
Tax Benefits of Health Insurance

  Insurance policies not only protect your life and health but also give you tax benefits for the...

Relevant Motor Insurance for Your Monsoon Adventures
Relevant Motor Insurance for Your...

  The scorching summers have almost come to an end now. It's time to cool off in the monsoon...

Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit Accounts
Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit...

  Any investment portfolio should have the right mix of safe, moderate and risky investments....

How an Emergency Fund Can Make You Happier
How an Emergency Fund Can Make You...

  What will you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Will you be able to pay the rent for next...

Features and Benefits of Availing Used Car Loan from Tata Capital
Features and Benefits of Availing...

  In last few years, there has been a growing trend among the people to regularly upgrade...

Why is it Important for You to Buy a Life Insurance Policy
Why is it Important for You to Buy a...

  'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver' - Mahatma Gandhi echoed...

Features and Benefits of Availing New Car Loan from Tata Capital 
Features and Benefits of Availing New...

  Thinking of buying your first car? We can tell you straight away that its one of life’s...

Financing a Tractor Purchase
Financing a Tractor Purchase

  The Indian agriculture sector has a very long history and even today it accounts for the bulk...

Health Insurance for Seniors - Summary of Budget 2016
Health Insurance for Seniors -...

  Government in its budget of 2016 has introduced a new health insurance scheme that targets...

Remedinet Technologies - simplifying back-end of Cashless Health Insurance Claims
Remedinet Technologies - simplifying...

  Remedinet is a cloud-based platform simplifying the back-end of cashless health insurance...

Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and FinnOne Neo now available over Cloud
Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and...

  Nucleus Software makes FinnOne Neo (lending solution) and FinnAxia (transaction banking...

Quote by Mr.  Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life Insurance, on Budget 2016 announcements:
Quote by Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO,...

  “The Government’s endeavour to educate the common man on the importance of having life security...

Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy...

  “This year’s budget announcements are reflective of the Government’s intent to move towards a...

Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak...

The elderly will form 20% of India’s population by 2050. As a nation, we are not adequately...

Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to Transform Life Insurance Industry
Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to...

Budget 2016 -17 can transform the life insurance industry in the country. Life insurance...

Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair, joins the Board of Directors at Remedinet Technologies
Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair,...

The health insurance sector in India today is at a very critical juncture where changes and...

The Essentials of Fixed Deposits
The Essentials of Fixed Deposits

  Every investment avenue provides a certain rate of return, which can be either fixed or...

Pre Budget Expectations By Mr Miranjit Mukherjee, Chief Financial Officer, Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd
Pre Budget Expectations By Mr...

  With regard to the mood on the overall business environment and reducing blockages... While the...

Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, CEO, Future Generali India
Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG...

  It is but quite natural for our expectations to be high from this year’s Union Budget given the...

5 Financial Challenges You Face in...

  You have completed your education from one of the premier institutes in the country and are...

An Outlook for the Year 2016
An Outlook for the Year 2016

  Mr. K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Generali...

India to control 49% of foreign ownership: IRDA
India to control 49% of foreign...

      The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed during Parliament's budget session,...

IRDA forms panel for transparency in motor insurance
IRDA forms panel for transparency in...

      Insurance regulator IRDAI set up a seven-member committee to suggest ways to bring...

IRDA: Govt should drop tax on insurance maturity proceeds
IRDA: Govt should drop tax on...

      Insurance regulator Irda will take up with the government the issue of 2 per cent income...

Insurance penetration is 3.9% in present India
Insurance penetration is 3.9% in...

  Insurance penetration in India at 3.9 per cent was below the world average of 6.3 per cent in...

Global insurers to face 10% increase in capital charges
Global insurers to face 10% increase...

  Global insurers with the greatest ties to the financial system would face an average increase...

Insurers want a game with ISL
Insurers want a game with ISL

  The Indian Super League, which has attracted some of the top - though mostly retired -...

A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health Insurance Plans in India
A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health...

  Family floater plans cover all the members in a family, unlike individual plans that cover only...

Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to...

  After working hard for most of your life, retirement years are among the best in your life. Now...

Health Insurance Regulation in India

Pre regulation market The Indian Parliament passed The General Insurance Business...

Insurance penetration at 10-year low

Insurance penetration, measured as a percentage of premiums to a country's gross domestic...

Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich Insurance
Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich...

  Our first of a kind Dengue Care plan offers coverage for any medical expenses incurred on...

Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance General Insurance
Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance...

  Glad you made a quick pre-trip stopover to get your travel insurance online with Reliance...

Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance
Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC...

  Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance company's Insure Smart Plan is a unit...

Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN 135N035V01) from IDBI Federal Life Insurance
Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN...

  Plan Overview IDBI Federal Lifesurance Whole Life Savings Insurance Plan is a non-linked...

Household Savings in India - A...

I. Introduction Savings play a pivotal role in the capital formation of any country. The gross...

Healthcare System of India

Healthcare system of India is a mess. Results of the National Sample Survey 60th round bring out...

OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND SWOT...

Introduction: Liberalizations and deregulation of the financial sector, the greater use of...

Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health Insurance) from Iffco Tokio Health Insurance
Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health...

  Eligibility Entry Age (years) Minimum: 18 Maximum: 60 Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years): 80...

Assure Plus from Future Generali Life Insurance
Assure Plus from Future Generali Life...

  The plan offers multiple term options to suit your needs. Based on your financial goals, you...

Pension business of life insurers plunges 90% to Rs 2,000 cr in FY15
Pension business of life insurers...

  The life insurance industry is bearing the brunt of a 90 per cent fall in pension business due...

Future Generali eyes growth on economy pickup
Future Generali eyes growth on...

  Future Generali India Insurance Company, a joint venture between retail giant Future Group and...

SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%
SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%

  The country's biggest banking network SBI along with its insurer is planning to expand...

Database to prevent insurance fraudulent claims
Database to prevent insurance...

  The Life Insurance Council, an apex industry body of life insurance companies, is planning to...

Aggressive bidding likely for Air India's $9 bn insurance cover
Aggressive bidding likely for Air...

  Insurance companies are getting ready to bid aggressively for Air India $9 billion (around...

Insurance valuations an enigma: CII-Towers Watson study
Insurance valuations an enigma:...

  A joint study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Towers Watson has revealed that...

Ulips are cheaper, yet not useful

With the stock market going up, unit-linked insurance plans (Ulips) seem to be making a comeback....

What constitutes the commission...

One of the major changes in insurance rules effected by the Insurance Laws Amendment Ordinance is...

Life Insurance Council gets executive council
Life Insurance Council gets executive...

  The Life Insurance Council has elected its first Executive Committee. The Executive Committee...

PNB Met Life launches term plan
PNB Met Life launches term plan

  PNB MetLife India Insurance has strengthened its portfolio of online insurance solutions with...

LIC emerged as a market leader in Bahrain, No. 3 in the UAE
LIC emerged as a market leader in...

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - India's top life insurer has emerged as the market leader in...

Need for Tech-based crop insurance solutions: IRDAI
Need for Tech-based crop insurance...

  With the growing demand of technology-based changes to make crop insurance full proof the...

IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance to curb mis-sale
IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has put norms against forced...

Barrage of insurance rules to flood sector
Barrage of insurance rules to flood...

  The IRDAI is set to bring out a number of new rules to conform to the New Insurance Act...

Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops
Chhattisgarh to adopt national...

  Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and...

A cashless treatment for road accident victims: Modi
A cashless treatment for road...

  The Modi government is planning to have cashless treatment facilities in more parts of the...

Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt. General Insurers
Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt....

  Senior executives of private insurance companies, bureaucrats and officials of IRDAI can now...

Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for you?
Which Health Insurance Plan is Right...

  Health insurance is a plan which gives coverage for your medical expenses. It greatly reduces...

Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO
Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO

  With the HDFC ERGO Health Suraksha health insurance plan, you get access to a network of more...

Complete Health Insurance Plan from Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd
Complete Health Insurance Plan from...

  Product Features: Speedy Policy Process Instant Policy can be bought online or through agents...

TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram General Insurance
TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram...

  Shriram General Insurance’s Two Wheeler Insurance Policy aims to protect you from the financial...

AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth Insurance Plan
AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth...

  Why buy this plan? If you are looking for an investment plan that guarantees returns, this plan...

DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC...

  EVERYONE HAS A SPECIAL DREAMYour future is defined by your dreams for yourself and your loved...

AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC
AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC

  Ministry of Finance, Government of India has approved the merger of Social Security Schemes...

LIC holds strong banking linkages
LIC holds strong banking linkages

  Life Insurance Corp. of India or LIC is ranked as the country's 11th largest insurer in terms...

Life Insurance sector triggers 20% growth in Q1
Life Insurance sector triggers 20%...

The life insurance industry has sold additional 60% Group Single Premium policies, mopping up...

LIC elevates 2 women to top brass
LIC elevates 2 women to top brass

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is continuing with its trend to place female employees in a...

IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life Insurance  for norms violations
IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs.85 lakh penalty on...

IRDA dwindle distributors commissions
IRDA dwindle distributors commissions

  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

New India Assurance records 42% increase in Q1 profit
New India Assurance records 42%...

  New India Assurance reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.441 crore in the first...

HEALTHY GROWTH OF HEALTH INSURANCE

  Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, India's health insurance...

CLINICAL TRIALS LIABILITY INSURANCE...

1. Introduction: 1.1. Current pharmaceutical boom promises to be the next revolution after...

LEARNING & COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT IN...

  Introduction A learning management strategy is key to an organizations liability to deliver...

Why the insurance Bill matters to you

  Policyholders will be affected by changes in agent commissions and in their appointments Last...

A wake up call by WHO and World Bank for universal health
A wake up call by WHO and World Bank...

  Roughly around 400 million people do not have the access to essential health services, as per...

Interview with Mr. P. Venugopal,...

  After taking over as the Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India what is your...

Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker, Director of NIA
Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker,...

  "NIA should transform itself rapidly to be a global institution of excellence in learning and...

Life insurance sector to grow 12-15% in FY 16
Life insurance sector to grow 12-15%...

  India's life insurance industry is likely to grow by 12% to 15% in the current financial year...

HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.
HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.

  Private insurer HDFC and Standard Life, is looking at a near 15-per cent growth in first year...

Insurers prompt wellness tests for its customers & employees
Insurers prompt wellness tests for...

  Health insurers are now looking to get their customers fit, along with paying their medical...

IRDAI introduces a new health saving plan
IRDAI introduces a new health saving...

  A committee constituted by the IRDAI in its draft plan, has suggested a health savings product...

Chhattisgarh outshines national average on health insurance scheme
Chhattisgarh outshines national...

  Chhattisgarh had surpassed the national average in the implementation of the national health...

What happens if Policyholder dies within Grace Period?
What happens if Policyholder dies...

  Have you ever considered the implications of what happens to the benefits covered under an...

Must know Facts about a Convertible Insurance Policy
Must know Facts about a Convertible...

  Most individuals classify life cover as term plans and whole life plans. The fact is that there...

A SNAP SHOT ON MICRO INSURANCE IN INDIA

Introduction Risk is pervasive in the lives of poor and low-income groups. Economic, social,...

IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RISK...

1. Introduction : Last month, we have discussed on the various facets of Risk Management...

Insured, but do you know the claim...

The floods in Jammu and Kashmir and cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha claimed lives and...

Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care from Cigna TTK Health Insurance
Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care...

      Cigna TTK Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care plan provides a comprehensive coverage that...

Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life Insurance
Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life...

  Features/Benefits  An award winning unique insurance cum investment plan designed specifically...

Customer Retention- A Major Concern...

Introduction:   Just like Formula 1 racing, insurance companies are racing in market to offer...

Introduction of Certificate course on
Introduction of Certificate course on...

  It is to inform that Insurance Institute of India have introduced a Certificate Course on...

Exide Life on a recruitment drive for fresh agents
Exide Life on a recruitment drive for...

  Exide Life Insurance plans to hire about 20,000 agents in the current financial year in order...

SBI Life declares tablet-based digitization service
SBI Life declares tablet-based...

  SBI Life Insurance has introduced 'Connect Life', a tablet-based service to digitize the entire...

Cashless mediclaim fetches more cash than reimbursement plans
Cashless mediclaim fetches more cash...

  The recent observations has brought that the average cashless claim disbursal is nearly double...

A new farm income insurance scheme for farmers: Rajnath
A new farm income insurance scheme...

  The Centre is working on a new farm insurance and income scheme that will help increase...

Future Generali shifts focus to data analytics
Future Generali shifts focus to data...

  Future Generali is shifting focus for using the data on millions of customers that outlets such...

ICICI Lombard introduces 'Photo Quote' on mobile app
ICICI Lombard introduces 'Photo...

  ICICI Lombard has introduced a "Photo Quote" feature on its mobile app "IL Insure". The feature...

Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no premium hikes in FY 17
Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no...

Insurance schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana will not see any premium increase...

Directors' & Officers' cover gaining popularity
Directors' & Officers' cover gaining...

With the authorities tightening the screws on directors and senior corporate bosses after...

Insurers using drones to check crop yields
Insurers using drones to check crop...

Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the...

Myths about SME Finance
Myths about SME Finance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in the growth of the economy. The...

My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L & T General Insurance Company
My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L...

With the Insta home insurance Plan, the customer doesn't have to deal with time consuming...

Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life Insurance Company
Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life...

OverviewDue to the current lifestyle and stress levels, incidents of critical illnesses,...

College of Insurance Aviation...

Relevance of the program: - Aviation insurance policies are distinctly different from those for...

Certificate course on "Compliance,...

III is pleased to inform that they have introduced a Certificate Course on "Compliance,...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INSURANCE
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH...

The College of Insurance, the training arm of the Insurance Institute of India, in association...

LIC uses market volatility to raise stake in companies
LIC uses market volatility to raise...

Life Insurance Corporation of India has used market volatility during the March quarter to raise...

LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life products
LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life...

LIC owns about 15% in Axis Bank, but now it's pushing Axis bank to sell insurance policies...

LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4 crore; intends to hire 2 lakh agents
LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4...

LIC is aiming to double its business in terms of new policy issuance to four crore in the...

IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs
IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will make certain changes to its...

IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend on banks for selling policies
IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend...

The insurance regulator has warned life companies against overdependence on banks for selling...

IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General Insurance's Japanese MD to step down
IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General...

The Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India has ordered Universal Sompo...

Insurers may have to lower agent commission for certain products
Insurers may have to lower agent...

Insurers may soon have to lower commissions to insurance agents in certain product categories,...

Companies rope in global travel risk firms
Companies rope in global travel risk...

  Most companies have mailers sent out by the central travel desk that advise employees on the...

Future Generali eyes 30% growth in rural, micro insurance business
Future Generali eyes 30% growth in...

Future Generali is expecting 30 per cent growth in India's rural and micro insurance sector in...

Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health Insurance Plans Online
Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health...

  Health insurance is an investment towards a healthier, more secured future. Health insurance...

Life Insurance & Married Women’s Property Act (MWP Act) - Details and Benefits
Life Insurance & Married Women’s...

  The Married Women’s Property Act aims to protect properties of women from creditors. Under this...

Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers
Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers

  There are people who save up all through their lives to buy their houses using only their own...

M Ravichandran expresses views on IRDAI norms for selling and servicing of insurance policies through e-commerce platform
M Ravichandran expresses views on...

  Mr. M Ravichandran, President-Insurance of Tata AIG General Insurance has expressed his views...

Want to Send Your Child Overseas For Studies?
Want to Send Your Child Overseas For...

  For most parents, one of their most important goals is to educate their children in best...

Tax Benefits of Health Insurance
Tax Benefits of Health Insurance

  Insurance policies not only protect your life and health but also give you tax benefits for the...

Relevant Motor Insurance for Your Monsoon Adventures
Relevant Motor Insurance for Your...

  The scorching summers have almost come to an end now. It's time to cool off in the monsoon...

Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit Accounts
Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit...

  Any investment portfolio should have the right mix of safe, moderate and risky investments....

How an Emergency Fund Can Make You Happier
How an Emergency Fund Can Make You...

  What will you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Will you be able to pay the rent for next...

Features and Benefits of Availing Used Car Loan from Tata Capital
Features and Benefits of Availing...

  In last few years, there has been a growing trend among the people to regularly upgrade...

Why is it Important for You to Buy a Life Insurance Policy
Why is it Important for You to Buy a...

  'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver' - Mahatma Gandhi echoed...

Features and Benefits of Availing New Car Loan from Tata Capital 
Features and Benefits of Availing New...

  Thinking of buying your first car? We can tell you straight away that its one of life’s...

Financing a Tractor Purchase
Financing a Tractor Purchase

  The Indian agriculture sector has a very long history and even today it accounts for the bulk...

Health Insurance for Seniors - Summary of Budget 2016
Health Insurance for Seniors -...

  Government in its budget of 2016 has introduced a new health insurance scheme that targets...

Remedinet Technologies - simplifying back-end of Cashless Health Insurance Claims
Remedinet Technologies - simplifying...

  Remedinet is a cloud-based platform simplifying the back-end of cashless health insurance...

Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and FinnOne Neo now available over Cloud
Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and...

  Nucleus Software makes FinnOne Neo (lending solution) and FinnAxia (transaction banking...

Quote by Mr.  Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life Insurance, on Budget 2016 announcements:
Quote by Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO,...

  “The Government’s endeavour to educate the common man on the importance of having life security...

Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy...

  “This year’s budget announcements are reflective of the Government’s intent to move towards a...

Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak...

The elderly will form 20% of India’s population by 2050. As a nation, we are not adequately...

Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to Transform Life Insurance Industry
Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to...

Budget 2016 -17 can transform the life insurance industry in the country. Life insurance...

Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair, joins the Board of Directors at Remedinet Technologies
Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair,...

The health insurance sector in India today is at a very critical juncture where changes and...

The Essentials of Fixed Deposits
The Essentials of Fixed Deposits

  Every investment avenue provides a certain rate of return, which can be either fixed or...

Pre Budget Expectations By Mr Miranjit Mukherjee, Chief Financial Officer, Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd
Pre Budget Expectations By Mr...

  With regard to the mood on the overall business environment and reducing blockages... While the...

Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, CEO, Future Generali India
Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG...

  It is but quite natural for our expectations to be high from this year’s Union Budget given the...

5 Financial Challenges You Face in...

  You have completed your education from one of the premier institutes in the country and are...

An Outlook for the Year 2016
An Outlook for the Year 2016

  Mr. K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Generali...

India to control 49% of foreign ownership: IRDA
India to control 49% of foreign...

      The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed during Parliament's budget session,...

IRDA forms panel for transparency in motor insurance
IRDA forms panel for transparency in...

      Insurance regulator IRDAI set up a seven-member committee to suggest ways to bring...

IRDA: Govt should drop tax on insurance maturity proceeds
IRDA: Govt should drop tax on...

      Insurance regulator Irda will take up with the government the issue of 2 per cent income...

Insurance penetration is 3.9% in present India
Insurance penetration is 3.9% in...

  Insurance penetration in India at 3.9 per cent was below the world average of 6.3 per cent in...

Global insurers to face 10% increase in capital charges
Global insurers to face 10% increase...

  Global insurers with the greatest ties to the financial system would face an average increase...

Insurers want a game with ISL
Insurers want a game with ISL

  The Indian Super League, which has attracted some of the top - though mostly retired -...

A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health Insurance Plans in India
A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health...

  Family floater plans cover all the members in a family, unlike individual plans that cover only...

Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to...

  After working hard for most of your life, retirement years are among the best in your life. Now...

Health Insurance Regulation in India

Pre regulation market The Indian Parliament passed The General Insurance Business...

Insurance penetration at 10-year low

Insurance penetration, measured as a percentage of premiums to a country's gross domestic...

Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich Insurance
Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich...

  Our first of a kind Dengue Care plan offers coverage for any medical expenses incurred on...

Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance General Insurance
Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance...

  Glad you made a quick pre-trip stopover to get your travel insurance online with Reliance...

Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance
Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC...

  Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance company's Insure Smart Plan is a unit...

Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN 135N035V01) from IDBI Federal Life Insurance
Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN...

  Plan Overview IDBI Federal Lifesurance Whole Life Savings Insurance Plan is a non-linked...

Household Savings in India - A...

I. Introduction Savings play a pivotal role in the capital formation of any country. The gross...

Healthcare System of India

Healthcare system of India is a mess. Results of the National Sample Survey 60th round bring out...

OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND SWOT...

Introduction: Liberalizations and deregulation of the financial sector, the greater use of...

Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health Insurance) from Iffco Tokio Health Insurance
Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health...

  Eligibility Entry Age (years) Minimum: 18 Maximum: 60 Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years): 80...

Assure Plus from Future Generali Life Insurance
Assure Plus from Future Generali Life...

  The plan offers multiple term options to suit your needs. Based on your financial goals, you...

Pension business of life insurers plunges 90% to Rs 2,000 cr in FY15
Pension business of life insurers...

  The life insurance industry is bearing the brunt of a 90 per cent fall in pension business due...

Future Generali eyes growth on economy pickup
Future Generali eyes growth on...

  Future Generali India Insurance Company, a joint venture between retail giant Future Group and...

SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%
SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%

  The country's biggest banking network SBI along with its insurer is planning to expand...

Database to prevent insurance fraudulent claims
Database to prevent insurance...

  The Life Insurance Council, an apex industry body of life insurance companies, is planning to...

Aggressive bidding likely for Air India's $9 bn insurance cover
Aggressive bidding likely for Air...

  Insurance companies are getting ready to bid aggressively for Air India $9 billion (around...

Insurance valuations an enigma: CII-Towers Watson study
Insurance valuations an enigma:...

  A joint study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Towers Watson has revealed that...

Ulips are cheaper, yet not useful

With the stock market going up, unit-linked insurance plans (Ulips) seem to be making a comeback....

What constitutes the commission...

One of the major changes in insurance rules effected by the Insurance Laws Amendment Ordinance is...

Life Insurance Council gets executive council
Life Insurance Council gets executive...

  The Life Insurance Council has elected its first Executive Committee. The Executive Committee...

PNB Met Life launches term plan
PNB Met Life launches term plan

  PNB MetLife India Insurance has strengthened its portfolio of online insurance solutions with...

LIC emerged as a market leader in Bahrain, No. 3 in the UAE
LIC emerged as a market leader in...

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - India's top life insurer has emerged as the market leader in...

Need for Tech-based crop insurance solutions: IRDAI
Need for Tech-based crop insurance...

  With the growing demand of technology-based changes to make crop insurance full proof the...

IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance to curb mis-sale
IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has put norms against forced...

Barrage of insurance rules to flood sector
Barrage of insurance rules to flood...

  The IRDAI is set to bring out a number of new rules to conform to the New Insurance Act...

Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops
Chhattisgarh to adopt national...

  Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and...

A cashless treatment for road accident victims: Modi
A cashless treatment for road...

  The Modi government is planning to have cashless treatment facilities in more parts of the...

Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt. General Insurers
Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt....

  Senior executives of private insurance companies, bureaucrats and officials of IRDAI can now...

Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for you?
Which Health Insurance Plan is Right...

  Health insurance is a plan which gives coverage for your medical expenses. It greatly reduces...

Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO
Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO

  With the HDFC ERGO Health Suraksha health insurance plan, you get access to a network of more...

Complete Health Insurance Plan from Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd
Complete Health Insurance Plan from...

  Product Features: Speedy Policy Process Instant Policy can be bought online or through agents...

TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram General Insurance
TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram...

  Shriram General Insurance’s Two Wheeler Insurance Policy aims to protect you from the financial...

AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth Insurance Plan
AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth...

  Why buy this plan? If you are looking for an investment plan that guarantees returns, this plan...

DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC...

  EVERYONE HAS A SPECIAL DREAMYour future is defined by your dreams for yourself and your loved...

AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC
AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC

  Ministry of Finance, Government of India has approved the merger of Social Security Schemes...

LIC holds strong banking linkages
LIC holds strong banking linkages

  Life Insurance Corp. of India or LIC is ranked as the country's 11th largest insurer in terms...

Life Insurance sector triggers 20% growth in Q1
Life Insurance sector triggers 20%...

The life insurance industry has sold additional 60% Group Single Premium policies, mopping up...

LIC elevates 2 women to top brass
LIC elevates 2 women to top brass

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is continuing with its trend to place female employees in a...

IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life Insurance  for norms violations
IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs.85 lakh penalty on...

IRDA dwindle distributors commissions
IRDA dwindle distributors commissions

  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no premium hikes in FY 17
Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no...

Insurance schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana will not see any premium increase...

Directors' & Officers' cover gaining popularity
Directors' & Officers' cover gaining...

With the authorities tightening the screws on directors and senior corporate bosses after...

Insurers using drones to check crop yields
Insurers using drones to check crop...

Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the...

Myths about SME Finance
Myths about SME Finance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in the growth of the economy. The...

My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L & T General Insurance Company
My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L...

With the Insta home insurance Plan, the customer doesn't have to deal with time consuming...

Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life Insurance Company
Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life...

OverviewDue to the current lifestyle and stress levels, incidents of critical illnesses,...

College of Insurance Aviation...

Relevance of the program: - Aviation insurance policies are distinctly different from those for...

Certificate course on "Compliance,...

III is pleased to inform that they have introduced a Certificate Course on "Compliance,...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INSURANCE
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH...

The College of Insurance, the training arm of the Insurance Institute of India, in association...

LIC uses market volatility to raise stake in companies
LIC uses market volatility to raise...

Life Insurance Corporation of India has used market volatility during the March quarter to raise...

LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life products
LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life...

LIC owns about 15% in Axis Bank, but now it's pushing Axis bank to sell insurance policies...

LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4 crore; intends to hire 2 lakh agents
LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4...

LIC is aiming to double its business in terms of new policy issuance to four crore in the...

IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs
IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will make certain changes to its...

IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend on banks for selling policies
IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend...

The insurance regulator has warned life companies against overdependence on banks for selling...

IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General Insurance's Japanese MD to step down
IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General...

The Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India has ordered Universal Sompo...

Insurers may have to lower agent commission for certain products
Insurers may have to lower agent...

Insurers may soon have to lower commissions to insurance agents in certain product categories,...

Companies rope in global travel risk firms
Companies rope in global travel risk...

  Most companies have mailers sent out by the central travel desk that advise employees on the...

Future Generali eyes 30% growth in rural, micro insurance business
Future Generali eyes 30% growth in...

Future Generali is expecting 30 per cent growth in India's rural and micro insurance sector in...

Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health Insurance Plans Online
Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health...

  Health insurance is an investment towards a healthier, more secured future. Health insurance...

Life Insurance & Married Women’s Property Act (MWP Act) - Details and Benefits
Life Insurance & Married Women’s...

  The Married Women’s Property Act aims to protect properties of women from creditors. Under this...

Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers
Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers

  There are people who save up all through their lives to buy their houses using only their own...

M Ravichandran expresses views on IRDAI norms for selling and servicing of insurance policies through e-commerce platform
M Ravichandran expresses views on...

  Mr. M Ravichandran, President-Insurance of Tata AIG General Insurance has expressed his views...

Want to Send Your Child Overseas For Studies?
Want to Send Your Child Overseas For...

  For most parents, one of their most important goals is to educate their children in best...

Tax Benefits of Health Insurance
Tax Benefits of Health Insurance

  Insurance policies not only protect your life and health but also give you tax benefits for the...

Relevant Motor Insurance for Your Monsoon Adventures
Relevant Motor Insurance for Your...

  The scorching summers have almost come to an end now. It's time to cool off in the monsoon...

Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit Accounts
Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit...

  Any investment portfolio should have the right mix of safe, moderate and risky investments....

How an Emergency Fund Can Make You Happier
How an Emergency Fund Can Make You...

  What will you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Will you be able to pay the rent for next...

Features and Benefits of Availing Used Car Loan from Tata Capital
Features and Benefits of Availing...

  In last few years, there has been a growing trend among the people to regularly upgrade...

Why is it Important for You to Buy a Life Insurance Policy
Why is it Important for You to Buy a...

  'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver' - Mahatma Gandhi echoed...

Features and Benefits of Availing New Car Loan from Tata Capital 
Features and Benefits of Availing New...

  Thinking of buying your first car? We can tell you straight away that its one of life’s...

Financing a Tractor Purchase
Financing a Tractor Purchase

  The Indian agriculture sector has a very long history and even today it accounts for the bulk...

Health Insurance for Seniors - Summary of Budget 2016
Health Insurance for Seniors -...

  Government in its budget of 2016 has introduced a new health insurance scheme that targets...

Remedinet Technologies - simplifying back-end of Cashless Health Insurance Claims
Remedinet Technologies - simplifying...

  Remedinet is a cloud-based platform simplifying the back-end of cashless health insurance...

Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and FinnOne Neo now available over Cloud
Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and...

  Nucleus Software makes FinnOne Neo (lending solution) and FinnAxia (transaction banking...

Quote by Mr.  Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life Insurance, on Budget 2016 announcements:
Quote by Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO,...

  “The Government’s endeavour to educate the common man on the importance of having life security...

Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy...

  “This year’s budget announcements are reflective of the Government’s intent to move towards a...

Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak...

The elderly will form 20% of India’s population by 2050. As a nation, we are not adequately...

Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to Transform Life Insurance Industry
Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to...

Budget 2016 -17 can transform the life insurance industry in the country. Life insurance...

Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair, joins the Board of Directors at Remedinet Technologies
Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair,...

The health insurance sector in India today is at a very critical juncture where changes and...

The Essentials of Fixed Deposits
The Essentials of Fixed Deposits

  Every investment avenue provides a certain rate of return, which can be either fixed or...

Pre Budget Expectations By Mr Miranjit Mukherjee, Chief Financial Officer, Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd
Pre Budget Expectations By Mr...

  With regard to the mood on the overall business environment and reducing blockages... While the...

Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, CEO, Future Generali India
Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG...

  It is but quite natural for our expectations to be high from this year’s Union Budget given the...

5 Financial Challenges You Face in...

  You have completed your education from one of the premier institutes in the country and are...

An Outlook for the Year 2016
An Outlook for the Year 2016

  Mr. K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Generali...

India to control 49% of foreign ownership: IRDA
India to control 49% of foreign...

      The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed during Parliament's budget session,...

IRDA forms panel for transparency in motor insurance
IRDA forms panel for transparency in...

      Insurance regulator IRDAI set up a seven-member committee to suggest ways to bring...

IRDA: Govt should drop tax on insurance maturity proceeds
IRDA: Govt should drop tax on...

      Insurance regulator Irda will take up with the government the issue of 2 per cent income...

Insurance penetration is 3.9% in present India
Insurance penetration is 3.9% in...

  Insurance penetration in India at 3.9 per cent was below the world average of 6.3 per cent in...

Global insurers to face 10% increase in capital charges
Global insurers to face 10% increase...

  Global insurers with the greatest ties to the financial system would face an average increase...

Insurers want a game with ISL
Insurers want a game with ISL

  The Indian Super League, which has attracted some of the top - though mostly retired -...

A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health Insurance Plans in India
A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health...

  Family floater plans cover all the members in a family, unlike individual plans that cover only...

Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to...

  After working hard for most of your life, retirement years are among the best in your life. Now...

Health Insurance Regulation in India

Pre regulation market The Indian Parliament passed The General Insurance Business...

Insurance penetration at 10-year low

Insurance penetration, measured as a percentage of premiums to a country's gross domestic...

Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich Insurance
Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich...

  Our first of a kind Dengue Care plan offers coverage for any medical expenses incurred on...

Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance General Insurance
Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance...

  Glad you made a quick pre-trip stopover to get your travel insurance online with Reliance...

Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance
Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC...

  Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance company's Insure Smart Plan is a unit...

Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN 135N035V01) from IDBI Federal Life Insurance
Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN...

  Plan Overview IDBI Federal Lifesurance Whole Life Savings Insurance Plan is a non-linked...

Household Savings in India - A...

I. Introduction Savings play a pivotal role in the capital formation of any country. The gross...

Healthcare System of India

Healthcare system of India is a mess. Results of the National Sample Survey 60th round bring out...

OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND SWOT...

Introduction: Liberalizations and deregulation of the financial sector, the greater use of...

Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health Insurance) from Iffco Tokio Health Insurance
Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health...

  Eligibility Entry Age (years) Minimum: 18 Maximum: 60 Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years): 80...

Assure Plus from Future Generali Life Insurance
Assure Plus from Future Generali Life...

  The plan offers multiple term options to suit your needs. Based on your financial goals, you...

Pension business of life insurers plunges 90% to Rs 2,000 cr in FY15
Pension business of life insurers...

  The life insurance industry is bearing the brunt of a 90 per cent fall in pension business due...

Future Generali eyes growth on economy pickup
Future Generali eyes growth on...

  Future Generali India Insurance Company, a joint venture between retail giant Future Group and...

SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%
SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%

  The country's biggest banking network SBI along with its insurer is planning to expand...

Database to prevent insurance fraudulent claims
Database to prevent insurance...

  The Life Insurance Council, an apex industry body of life insurance companies, is planning to...

Aggressive bidding likely for Air India's $9 bn insurance cover
Aggressive bidding likely for Air...

  Insurance companies are getting ready to bid aggressively for Air India $9 billion (around...

Insurance valuations an enigma: CII-Towers Watson study
Insurance valuations an enigma:...

  A joint study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Towers Watson has revealed that...

Ulips are cheaper, yet not useful

With the stock market going up, unit-linked insurance plans (Ulips) seem to be making a comeback....

What constitutes the commission...

One of the major changes in insurance rules effected by the Insurance Laws Amendment Ordinance is...

Life Insurance Council gets executive council
Life Insurance Council gets executive...

  The Life Insurance Council has elected its first Executive Committee. The Executive Committee...

PNB Met Life launches term plan
PNB Met Life launches term plan

  PNB MetLife India Insurance has strengthened its portfolio of online insurance solutions with...

LIC emerged as a market leader in Bahrain, No. 3 in the UAE
LIC emerged as a market leader in...

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - India's top life insurer has emerged as the market leader in...

Need for Tech-based crop insurance solutions: IRDAI
Need for Tech-based crop insurance...

  With the growing demand of technology-based changes to make crop insurance full proof the...

IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance to curb mis-sale
IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has put norms against forced...

Barrage of insurance rules to flood sector
Barrage of insurance rules to flood...

  The IRDAI is set to bring out a number of new rules to conform to the New Insurance Act...

Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops
Chhattisgarh to adopt national...

  Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and...

A cashless treatment for road accident victims: Modi
A cashless treatment for road...

  The Modi government is planning to have cashless treatment facilities in more parts of the...

Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt. General Insurers
Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt....

  Senior executives of private insurance companies, bureaucrats and officials of IRDAI can now...

Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for you?
Which Health Insurance Plan is Right...

  Health insurance is a plan which gives coverage for your medical expenses. It greatly reduces...

Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO
Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO

  With the HDFC ERGO Health Suraksha health insurance plan, you get access to a network of more...

Complete Health Insurance Plan from Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd
Complete Health Insurance Plan from...

  Product Features: Speedy Policy Process Instant Policy can be bought online or through agents...

TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram General Insurance
TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram...

  Shriram General Insurance’s Two Wheeler Insurance Policy aims to protect you from the financial...

AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth Insurance Plan
AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth...

  Why buy this plan? If you are looking for an investment plan that guarantees returns, this plan...

DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC...

  EVERYONE HAS A SPECIAL DREAMYour future is defined by your dreams for yourself and your loved...

AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC
AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC

  Ministry of Finance, Government of India has approved the merger of Social Security Schemes...

LIC holds strong banking linkages
LIC holds strong banking linkages

  Life Insurance Corp. of India or LIC is ranked as the country's 11th largest insurer in terms...

Life Insurance sector triggers 20% growth in Q1
Life Insurance sector triggers 20%...

The life insurance industry has sold additional 60% Group Single Premium policies, mopping up...

LIC elevates 2 women to top brass
LIC elevates 2 women to top brass

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is continuing with its trend to place female employees in a...

IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life Insurance  for norms violations
IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs.85 lakh penalty on...

IRDA dwindle distributors commissions
IRDA dwindle distributors commissions

  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

New India Assurance records 42% increase in Q1 profit
New India Assurance records 42%...

  New India Assurance reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.441 crore in the first...

HEALTHY GROWTH OF HEALTH INSURANCE

  Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, India's health insurance...

CLINICAL TRIALS LIABILITY INSURANCE...

1. Introduction: 1.1. Current pharmaceutical boom promises to be the next revolution after...

LEARNING & COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT IN...

  Introduction A learning management strategy is key to an organizations liability to deliver...

Why the insurance Bill matters to you

  Policyholders will be affected by changes in agent commissions and in their appointments Last...

A wake up call by WHO and World Bank for universal health
A wake up call by WHO and World Bank...

  Roughly around 400 million people do not have the access to essential health services, as per...

Interview with Mr. P. Venugopal,...

  After taking over as the Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India what is your...

Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker, Director of NIA
Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker,...

  "NIA should transform itself rapidly to be a global institution of excellence in learning and...

Life insurance sector to grow 12-15% in FY 16
Life insurance sector to grow 12-15%...

  India's life insurance industry is likely to grow by 12% to 15% in the current financial year...

HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.
HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.

  Private insurer HDFC and Standard Life, is looking at a near 15-per cent growth in first year...

Insurers prompt wellness tests for its customers & employees
Insurers prompt wellness tests for...

  Health insurers are now looking to get their customers fit, along with paying their medical...

IRDAI introduces a new health saving plan
IRDAI introduces a new health saving...

  A committee constituted by the IRDAI in its draft plan, has suggested a health savings product...

Chhattisgarh outshines national average on health insurance scheme
Chhattisgarh outshines national...

  Chhattisgarh had surpassed the national average in the implementation of the national health...

What happens if Policyholder dies within Grace Period?
What happens if Policyholder dies...

  Have you ever considered the implications of what happens to the benefits covered under an...

Must know Facts about a Convertible Insurance Policy
Must know Facts about a Convertible...

  Most individuals classify life cover as term plans and whole life plans. The fact is that there...

A SNAP SHOT ON MICRO INSURANCE IN INDIA

Introduction Risk is pervasive in the lives of poor and low-income groups. Economic, social,...

IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RISK...

1. Introduction : Last month, we have discussed on the various facets of Risk Management...

Insured, but do you know the claim...

The floods in Jammu and Kashmir and cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha claimed lives and...

Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care from Cigna TTK Health Insurance
Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care...

      Cigna TTK Lifestyle Protection-Accident Care plan provides a comprehensive coverage that...

Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life Insurance
Life Smart Woman Plan from HDFC Life...

  Features/Benefits  An award winning unique insurance cum investment plan designed specifically...

Customer Retention- A Major Concern...

Introduction:   Just like Formula 1 racing, insurance companies are racing in market to offer...

Introduction of Certificate course on
Introduction of Certificate course on...

  It is to inform that Insurance Institute of India have introduced a Certificate Course on...

Exide Life on a recruitment drive for fresh agents
Exide Life on a recruitment drive for...

  Exide Life Insurance plans to hire about 20,000 agents in the current financial year in order...

Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no premium hikes in FY 17
Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no...

Insurance schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana will not see any premium increase...

Directors' & Officers' cover gaining popularity
Directors' & Officers' cover gaining...

With the authorities tightening the screws on directors and senior corporate bosses after...

Insurers using drones to check crop yields
Insurers using drones to check crop...

Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the...

Myths about SME Finance
Myths about SME Finance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in the growth of the economy. The...

My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L & T General Insurance Company
My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L...

With the Insta home insurance Plan, the customer doesn't have to deal with time consuming...

Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life Insurance Company
Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life...

OverviewDue to the current lifestyle and stress levels, incidents of critical illnesses,...

College of Insurance Aviation...

Relevance of the program: - Aviation insurance policies are distinctly different from those for...

Certificate course on "Compliance,...

III is pleased to inform that they have introduced a Certificate Course on "Compliance,...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INSURANCE
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH...

The College of Insurance, the training arm of the Insurance Institute of India, in association...

LIC uses market volatility to raise stake in companies
LIC uses market volatility to raise...

Life Insurance Corporation of India has used market volatility during the March quarter to raise...

LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life products
LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life...

LIC owns about 15% in Axis Bank, but now it's pushing Axis bank to sell insurance policies...

LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4 crore; intends to hire 2 lakh agents
LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4...

LIC is aiming to double its business in terms of new policy issuance to four crore in the...

IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs
IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will make certain changes to its...

IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend on banks for selling policies
IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend...

The insurance regulator has warned life companies against overdependence on banks for selling...

IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General Insurance's Japanese MD to step down
IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General...

The Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India has ordered Universal Sompo...

Insurers may have to lower agent commission for certain products
Insurers may have to lower agent...

Insurers may soon have to lower commissions to insurance agents in certain product categories,...

Companies rope in global travel risk firms
Companies rope in global travel risk...

  Most companies have mailers sent out by the central travel desk that advise employees on the...

Future Generali eyes 30% growth in rural, micro insurance business
Future Generali eyes 30% growth in...

Future Generali is expecting 30 per cent growth in India's rural and micro insurance sector in...

Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health Insurance Plans Online
Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health...

  Health insurance is an investment towards a healthier, more secured future. Health insurance...

Life Insurance & Married Women’s Property Act (MWP Act) - Details and Benefits
Life Insurance & Married Women’s...

  The Married Women’s Property Act aims to protect properties of women from creditors. Under this...

Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers
Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers

  There are people who save up all through their lives to buy their houses using only their own...

M Ravichandran expresses views on IRDAI norms for selling and servicing of insurance policies through e-commerce platform
M Ravichandran expresses views on...

  Mr. M Ravichandran, President-Insurance of Tata AIG General Insurance has expressed his views...

Want to Send Your Child Overseas For Studies?
Want to Send Your Child Overseas For...

  For most parents, one of their most important goals is to educate their children in best...

Tax Benefits of Health Insurance
Tax Benefits of Health Insurance

  Insurance policies not only protect your life and health but also give you tax benefits for the...

Relevant Motor Insurance for Your Monsoon Adventures
Relevant Motor Insurance for Your...

  The scorching summers have almost come to an end now. It's time to cool off in the monsoon...

Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit Accounts
Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit...

  Any investment portfolio should have the right mix of safe, moderate and risky investments....

How an Emergency Fund Can Make You Happier
How an Emergency Fund Can Make You...

  What will you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Will you be able to pay the rent for next...

Features and Benefits of Availing Used Car Loan from Tata Capital
Features and Benefits of Availing...

  In last few years, there has been a growing trend among the people to regularly upgrade...

Why is it Important for You to Buy a Life Insurance Policy
Why is it Important for You to Buy a...

  'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver' - Mahatma Gandhi echoed...

Features and Benefits of Availing New Car Loan from Tata Capital 
Features and Benefits of Availing New...

  Thinking of buying your first car? We can tell you straight away that its one of life’s...

Financing a Tractor Purchase
Financing a Tractor Purchase

  The Indian agriculture sector has a very long history and even today it accounts for the bulk...

Health Insurance for Seniors - Summary of Budget 2016
Health Insurance for Seniors -...

  Government in its budget of 2016 has introduced a new health insurance scheme that targets...

Remedinet Technologies - simplifying back-end of Cashless Health Insurance Claims
Remedinet Technologies - simplifying...

  Remedinet is a cloud-based platform simplifying the back-end of cashless health insurance...

Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and FinnOne Neo now available over Cloud
Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and...

  Nucleus Software makes FinnOne Neo (lending solution) and FinnAxia (transaction banking...

Quote by Mr.  Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life Insurance, on Budget 2016 announcements:
Quote by Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO,...

  “The Government’s endeavour to educate the common man on the importance of having life security...

Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy...

  “This year’s budget announcements are reflective of the Government’s intent to move towards a...

Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak...

The elderly will form 20% of India’s population by 2050. As a nation, we are not adequately...

Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to Transform Life Insurance Industry
Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to...

Budget 2016 -17 can transform the life insurance industry in the country. Life insurance...

Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair, joins the Board of Directors at Remedinet Technologies
Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair,...

The health insurance sector in India today is at a very critical juncture where changes and...

The Essentials of Fixed Deposits
The Essentials of Fixed Deposits

  Every investment avenue provides a certain rate of return, which can be either fixed or...

Pre Budget Expectations By Mr Miranjit Mukherjee, Chief Financial Officer, Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd
Pre Budget Expectations By Mr...

  With regard to the mood on the overall business environment and reducing blockages... While the...

Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, CEO, Future Generali India
Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG...

  It is but quite natural for our expectations to be high from this year’s Union Budget given the...

5 Financial Challenges You Face in...

  You have completed your education from one of the premier institutes in the country and are...

An Outlook for the Year 2016
An Outlook for the Year 2016

  Mr. K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Generali...

India to control 49% of foreign ownership: IRDA
India to control 49% of foreign...

      The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed during Parliament's budget session,...

IRDA forms panel for transparency in motor insurance
IRDA forms panel for transparency in...

      Insurance regulator IRDAI set up a seven-member committee to suggest ways to bring...

IRDA: Govt should drop tax on insurance maturity proceeds
IRDA: Govt should drop tax on...

      Insurance regulator Irda will take up with the government the issue of 2 per cent income...

Insurance penetration is 3.9% in present India
Insurance penetration is 3.9% in...

  Insurance penetration in India at 3.9 per cent was below the world average of 6.3 per cent in...

Global insurers to face 10% increase in capital charges
Global insurers to face 10% increase...

  Global insurers with the greatest ties to the financial system would face an average increase...

Insurers want a game with ISL
Insurers want a game with ISL

  The Indian Super League, which has attracted some of the top - though mostly retired -...

A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health Insurance Plans in India
A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health...

  Family floater plans cover all the members in a family, unlike individual plans that cover only...

Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to...

  After working hard for most of your life, retirement years are among the best in your life. Now...

Health Insurance Regulation in India

Pre regulation market The Indian Parliament passed The General Insurance Business...

Insurance penetration at 10-year low

Insurance penetration, measured as a percentage of premiums to a country's gross domestic...

Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich Insurance
Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich...

  Our first of a kind Dengue Care plan offers coverage for any medical expenses incurred on...

Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance General Insurance
Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance...

  Glad you made a quick pre-trip stopover to get your travel insurance online with Reliance...

Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance
Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC...

  Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance company's Insure Smart Plan is a unit...

Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN 135N035V01) from IDBI Federal Life Insurance
Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN...

  Plan Overview IDBI Federal Lifesurance Whole Life Savings Insurance Plan is a non-linked...

Household Savings in India - A...

I. Introduction Savings play a pivotal role in the capital formation of any country. The gross...

Healthcare System of India

Healthcare system of India is a mess. Results of the National Sample Survey 60th round bring out...

OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND SWOT...

Introduction: Liberalizations and deregulation of the financial sector, the greater use of...

Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health Insurance) from Iffco Tokio Health Insurance
Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health...

  Eligibility Entry Age (years) Minimum: 18 Maximum: 60 Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years): 80...

Assure Plus from Future Generali Life Insurance
Assure Plus from Future Generali Life...

  The plan offers multiple term options to suit your needs. Based on your financial goals, you...

Pension business of life insurers plunges 90% to Rs 2,000 cr in FY15
Pension business of life insurers...

  The life insurance industry is bearing the brunt of a 90 per cent fall in pension business due...

Future Generali eyes growth on economy pickup
Future Generali eyes growth on...

  Future Generali India Insurance Company, a joint venture between retail giant Future Group and...

SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%
SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%

  The country's biggest banking network SBI along with its insurer is planning to expand...

Database to prevent insurance fraudulent claims
Database to prevent insurance...

  The Life Insurance Council, an apex industry body of life insurance companies, is planning to...

Aggressive bidding likely for Air India's $9 bn insurance cover
Aggressive bidding likely for Air...

  Insurance companies are getting ready to bid aggressively for Air India $9 billion (around...

Insurance valuations an enigma: CII-Towers Watson study
Insurance valuations an enigma:...

  A joint study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Towers Watson has revealed that...

Ulips are cheaper, yet not useful

With the stock market going up, unit-linked insurance plans (Ulips) seem to be making a comeback....

What constitutes the commission...

One of the major changes in insurance rules effected by the Insurance Laws Amendment Ordinance is...

Life Insurance Council gets executive council
Life Insurance Council gets executive...

  The Life Insurance Council has elected its first Executive Committee. The Executive Committee...

PNB Met Life launches term plan
PNB Met Life launches term plan

  PNB MetLife India Insurance has strengthened its portfolio of online insurance solutions with...

LIC emerged as a market leader in Bahrain, No. 3 in the UAE
LIC emerged as a market leader in...

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - India's top life insurer has emerged as the market leader in...

Need for Tech-based crop insurance solutions: IRDAI
Need for Tech-based crop insurance...

  With the growing demand of technology-based changes to make crop insurance full proof the...

IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance to curb mis-sale
IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has put norms against forced...

Barrage of insurance rules to flood sector
Barrage of insurance rules to flood...

  The IRDAI is set to bring out a number of new rules to conform to the New Insurance Act...

Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops
Chhattisgarh to adopt national...

  Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and...

A cashless treatment for road accident victims: Modi
A cashless treatment for road...

  The Modi government is planning to have cashless treatment facilities in more parts of the...

Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt. General Insurers
Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt....

  Senior executives of private insurance companies, bureaucrats and officials of IRDAI can now...

Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for you?
Which Health Insurance Plan is Right...

  Health insurance is a plan which gives coverage for your medical expenses. It greatly reduces...

Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO
Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO

  With the HDFC ERGO Health Suraksha health insurance plan, you get access to a network of more...

Complete Health Insurance Plan from Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd
Complete Health Insurance Plan from...

  Product Features: Speedy Policy Process Instant Policy can be bought online or through agents...

TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram General Insurance
TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram...

  Shriram General Insurance’s Two Wheeler Insurance Policy aims to protect you from the financial...

AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth Insurance Plan
AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth...

  Why buy this plan? If you are looking for an investment plan that guarantees returns, this plan...

DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC...

  EVERYONE HAS A SPECIAL DREAMYour future is defined by your dreams for yourself and your loved...

AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC
AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC

  Ministry of Finance, Government of India has approved the merger of Social Security Schemes...

LIC holds strong banking linkages
LIC holds strong banking linkages

  Life Insurance Corp. of India or LIC is ranked as the country's 11th largest insurer in terms...

Life Insurance sector triggers 20% growth in Q1
Life Insurance sector triggers 20%...

The life insurance industry has sold additional 60% Group Single Premium policies, mopping up...

LIC elevates 2 women to top brass
LIC elevates 2 women to top brass

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is continuing with its trend to place female employees in a...

IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life Insurance  for norms violations
IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs.85 lakh penalty on...

IRDA dwindle distributors commissions
IRDA dwindle distributors commissions

  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

New India Assurance records 42% increase in Q1 profit
New India Assurance records 42%...

  New India Assurance reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.441 crore in the first...

HEALTHY GROWTH OF HEALTH INSURANCE

  Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, India's health insurance...

CLINICAL TRIALS LIABILITY INSURANCE...

1. Introduction: 1.1. Current pharmaceutical boom promises to be the next revolution after...

LEARNING & COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT IN...

  Introduction A learning management strategy is key to an organizations liability to deliver...

Why the insurance Bill matters to you

  Policyholders will be affected by changes in agent commissions and in their appointments Last...

A wake up call by WHO and World Bank for universal health
A wake up call by WHO and World Bank...

  Roughly around 400 million people do not have the access to essential health services, as per...

Interview with Mr. P. Venugopal,...

  After taking over as the Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India what is your...

Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no premium hikes in FY 17
Jan Suraksha insurance schemes see no...

Insurance schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana will not see any premium increase...

Directors' & Officers' cover gaining popularity
Directors' & Officers' cover gaining...

With the authorities tightening the screws on directors and senior corporate bosses after...

Insurers using drones to check crop yields
Insurers using drones to check crop...

Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the...

Myths about SME Finance
Myths about SME Finance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in the growth of the economy. The...

My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L & T General Insurance Company
My: Asset-Insta Home Insurance from L...

With the Insta home insurance Plan, the customer doesn't have to deal with time consuming...

Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life Insurance Company
Health Secure Plan from Aviva Life...

OverviewDue to the current lifestyle and stress levels, incidents of critical illnesses,...

College of Insurance Aviation...

Relevance of the program: - Aviation insurance policies are distinctly different from those for...

Certificate course on "Compliance,...

III is pleased to inform that they have introduced a Certificate Course on "Compliance,...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INSURANCE
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH...

The College of Insurance, the training arm of the Insurance Institute of India, in association...

LIC uses market volatility to raise stake in companies
LIC uses market volatility to raise...

Life Insurance Corporation of India has used market volatility during the March quarter to raise...

LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life products
LIC wants Axis bank to sell its life...

LIC owns about 15% in Axis Bank, but now it's pushing Axis bank to sell insurance policies...

LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4 crore; intends to hire 2 lakh agents
LIC eyes to double policy sales at 4...

LIC is aiming to double its business in terms of new policy issuance to four crore in the...

IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs
IRDAI squeezes norms for insurance IPOs

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will make certain changes to its...

IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend on banks for selling policies
IRDAI instruct insurers not to depend...

The insurance regulator has warned life companies against overdependence on banks for selling...

IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General Insurance's Japanese MD to step down
IRDAI asks Universal Sompo General...

The Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India has ordered Universal Sompo...

Insurers may have to lower agent commission for certain products
Insurers may have to lower agent...

Insurers may soon have to lower commissions to insurance agents in certain product categories,...

Companies rope in global travel risk firms
Companies rope in global travel risk...

  Most companies have mailers sent out by the central travel desk that advise employees on the...

Future Generali eyes 30% growth in rural, micro insurance business
Future Generali eyes 30% growth in...

Future Generali is expecting 30 per cent growth in India's rural and micro insurance sector in...

Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health Insurance Plans Online
Mistakes to Avoid While Buying Health...

  Health insurance is an investment towards a healthier, more secured future. Health insurance...

Life Insurance & Married Women’s Property Act (MWP Act) - Details and Benefits
Life Insurance & Married Women’s...

  The Married Women’s Property Act aims to protect properties of women from creditors. Under this...

Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers
Issues Faced by Home Loan Seekers

  There are people who save up all through their lives to buy their houses using only their own...

M Ravichandran expresses views on IRDAI norms for selling and servicing of insurance policies through e-commerce platform
M Ravichandran expresses views on...

  Mr. M Ravichandran, President-Insurance of Tata AIG General Insurance has expressed his views...

Want to Send Your Child Overseas For Studies?
Want to Send Your Child Overseas For...

  For most parents, one of their most important goals is to educate their children in best...

Tax Benefits of Health Insurance
Tax Benefits of Health Insurance

  Insurance policies not only protect your life and health but also give you tax benefits for the...

Relevant Motor Insurance for Your Monsoon Adventures
Relevant Motor Insurance for Your...

  The scorching summers have almost come to an end now. It's time to cool off in the monsoon...

Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit Accounts
Benefits of Having Fixed Deposit...

  Any investment portfolio should have the right mix of safe, moderate and risky investments....

How an Emergency Fund Can Make You Happier
How an Emergency Fund Can Make You...

  What will you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Will you be able to pay the rent for next...

Features and Benefits of Availing Used Car Loan from Tata Capital
Features and Benefits of Availing...

  In last few years, there has been a growing trend among the people to regularly upgrade...

Why is it Important for You to Buy a Life Insurance Policy
Why is it Important for You to Buy a...

  'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver' - Mahatma Gandhi echoed...

Features and Benefits of Availing New Car Loan from Tata Capital 
Features and Benefits of Availing New...

  Thinking of buying your first car? We can tell you straight away that its one of life’s...

Financing a Tractor Purchase
Financing a Tractor Purchase

  The Indian agriculture sector has a very long history and even today it accounts for the bulk...

Health Insurance for Seniors - Summary of Budget 2016
Health Insurance for Seniors -...

  Government in its budget of 2016 has introduced a new health insurance scheme that targets...

Remedinet Technologies - simplifying back-end of Cashless Health Insurance Claims
Remedinet Technologies - simplifying...

  Remedinet is a cloud-based platform simplifying the back-end of cashless health insurance...

Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and FinnOne Neo now available over Cloud
Nucleus Software’s FinnAxia and...

  Nucleus Software makes FinnOne Neo (lending solution) and FinnAxia (transaction banking...

Quote by Mr.  Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life Insurance, on Budget 2016 announcements:
Quote by Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO,...

  “The Government’s endeavour to educate the common man on the importance of having life security...

Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD & CEO, Future Generali India Insurance
Budget views of Mr. Krishnamoorthy...

  “This year’s budget announcements are reflective of the Government’s intent to move towards a...

Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Pre-Budget Expectation from Deepak...

The elderly will form 20% of India’s population by 2050. As a nation, we are not adequately...

Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to Transform Life Insurance Industry
Pre Budget Note: An Opportunity to...

Budget 2016 -17 can transform the life insurance industry in the country. Life insurance...

Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair, joins the Board of Directors at Remedinet Technologies
Former UIIC Director, Asha Nair,...

The health insurance sector in India today is at a very critical juncture where changes and...

The Essentials of Fixed Deposits
The Essentials of Fixed Deposits

  Every investment avenue provides a certain rate of return, which can be either fixed or...

Pre Budget Expectations By Mr Miranjit Mukherjee, Chief Financial Officer, Tata AIG General Insurance Co Ltd
Pre Budget Expectations By Mr...

  With regard to the mood on the overall business environment and reducing blockages... While the...

Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, CEO, Future Generali India
Budget Expectations 2016 – 2017 by KG...

  It is but quite natural for our expectations to be high from this year’s Union Budget given the...

5 Financial Challenges You Face in...

  You have completed your education from one of the premier institutes in the country and are...

An Outlook for the Year 2016
An Outlook for the Year 2016

  Mr. K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Future Generali...

India to control 49% of foreign ownership: IRDA
India to control 49% of foreign...

      The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed during Parliament's budget session,...

IRDA forms panel for transparency in motor insurance
IRDA forms panel for transparency in...

      Insurance regulator IRDAI set up a seven-member committee to suggest ways to bring...

IRDA: Govt should drop tax on insurance maturity proceeds
IRDA: Govt should drop tax on...

      Insurance regulator Irda will take up with the government the issue of 2 per cent income...

Insurance penetration is 3.9% in present India
Insurance penetration is 3.9% in...

  Insurance penetration in India at 3.9 per cent was below the world average of 6.3 per cent in...

Global insurers to face 10% increase in capital charges
Global insurers to face 10% increase...

  Global insurers with the greatest ties to the financial system would face an average increase...

Insurers want a game with ISL
Insurers want a game with ISL

  The Indian Super League, which has attracted some of the top - though mostly retired -...

A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health Insurance Plans in India
A Buyer’s Guide to Family Health...

  Family floater plans cover all the members in a family, unlike individual plans that cover only...

Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Common Retirement Pitfalls and How to...

  After working hard for most of your life, retirement years are among the best in your life. Now...

Health Insurance Regulation in India

Pre regulation market The Indian Parliament passed The General Insurance Business...

Insurance penetration at 10-year low

Insurance penetration, measured as a percentage of premiums to a country's gross domestic...

Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich Insurance
Dengue Care Plan from Apollo Munich...

  Our first of a kind Dengue Care plan offers coverage for any medical expenses incurred on...

Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance General Insurance
Travel Insurance Plan from Reliance...

  Glad you made a quick pre-trip stopover to get your travel insurance online with Reliance...

Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance
Insure Smart Plan from Canara HSBC...

  Canara HSBC Oriental Bank Of Commerce Life Insurance company's Insure Smart Plan is a unit...

Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN 135N035V01) from IDBI Federal Life Insurance
Lifesurance Whole Life Plan (UIN...

  Plan Overview IDBI Federal Lifesurance Whole Life Savings Insurance Plan is a non-linked...

Household Savings in India - A...

I. Introduction Savings play a pivotal role in the capital formation of any country. The gross...

Healthcare System of India

Healthcare system of India is a mess. Results of the National Sample Survey 60th round bring out...

OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND SWOT...

Introduction: Liberalizations and deregulation of the financial sector, the greater use of...

Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health Insurance) from Iffco Tokio Health Insurance
Swasthya Kavach- Wider (Family Health...

  Eligibility Entry Age (years) Minimum: 18 Maximum: 60 Maximum Policy Renewal Age (years): 80...

Assure Plus from Future Generali Life Insurance
Assure Plus from Future Generali Life...

  The plan offers multiple term options to suit your needs. Based on your financial goals, you...

Pension business of life insurers plunges 90% to Rs 2,000 cr in FY15
Pension business of life insurers...

  The life insurance industry is bearing the brunt of a 90 per cent fall in pension business due...

Future Generali eyes growth on economy pickup
Future Generali eyes growth on...

  Future Generali India Insurance Company, a joint venture between retail giant Future Group and...

SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%
SBI Life to Expand Bancassurance by 50%

  The country's biggest banking network SBI along with its insurer is planning to expand...

Database to prevent insurance fraudulent claims
Database to prevent insurance...

  The Life Insurance Council, an apex industry body of life insurance companies, is planning to...

Aggressive bidding likely for Air India's $9 bn insurance cover
Aggressive bidding likely for Air...

  Insurance companies are getting ready to bid aggressively for Air India $9 billion (around...

Insurance valuations an enigma: CII-Towers Watson study
Insurance valuations an enigma:...

  A joint study by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Towers Watson has revealed that...

Ulips are cheaper, yet not useful

With the stock market going up, unit-linked insurance plans (Ulips) seem to be making a comeback....

What constitutes the commission...

One of the major changes in insurance rules effected by the Insurance Laws Amendment Ordinance is...

Life Insurance Council gets executive council
Life Insurance Council gets executive...

  The Life Insurance Council has elected its first Executive Committee. The Executive Committee...

PNB Met Life launches term plan
PNB Met Life launches term plan

  PNB MetLife India Insurance has strengthened its portfolio of online insurance solutions with...

LIC emerged as a market leader in Bahrain, No. 3 in the UAE
LIC emerged as a market leader in...

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) - India's top life insurer has emerged as the market leader in...

Need for Tech-based crop insurance solutions: IRDAI
Need for Tech-based crop insurance...

  With the growing demand of technology-based changes to make crop insurance full proof the...

IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance to curb mis-sale
IRDAI puts a check on bancassurance...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has put norms against forced...

Barrage of insurance rules to flood sector
Barrage of insurance rules to flood...

  The IRDAI is set to bring out a number of new rules to conform to the New Insurance Act...

Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops
Chhattisgarh to adopt national...

  Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and...

A cashless treatment for road accident victims: Modi
A cashless treatment for road...

  The Modi government is planning to have cashless treatment facilities in more parts of the...

Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt. General Insurers
Pvt. Execs can search jobs in Govt....

  Senior executives of private insurance companies, bureaucrats and officials of IRDAI can now...

Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for you?
Which Health Insurance Plan is Right...

  Health insurance is a plan which gives coverage for your medical expenses. It greatly reduces...

Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO
Health Suraksha from HDFC ERGO

  With the HDFC ERGO Health Suraksha health insurance plan, you get access to a network of more...

Complete Health Insurance Plan from Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd
Complete Health Insurance Plan from...

  Product Features: Speedy Policy Process Instant Policy can be bought online or through agents...

TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram General Insurance
TWO WHEELER INSURANCE from Shriram...

  Shriram General Insurance’s Two Wheeler Insurance Policy aims to protect you from the financial...

AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth Insurance Plan
AEGON Religare Guaranteed Growth...

  Why buy this plan? If you are looking for an investment plan that guarantees returns, this plan...

DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
DREAM SMART PLAN from Canara HSBC...

  EVERYONE HAS A SPECIAL DREAMYour future is defined by your dreams for yourself and your loved...

AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC
AAM ADMI BIMA YOJANA from LIC

  Ministry of Finance, Government of India has approved the merger of Social Security Schemes...

LIC holds strong banking linkages
LIC holds strong banking linkages

  Life Insurance Corp. of India or LIC is ranked as the country's 11th largest insurer in terms...

Life Insurance sector triggers 20% growth in Q1
Life Insurance sector triggers 20%...

The life insurance industry has sold additional 60% Group Single Premium policies, mopping up...

LIC elevates 2 women to top brass
LIC elevates 2 women to top brass

  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is continuing with its trend to place female employees in a...

IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life Insurance  for norms violations
IRDAI penalizes Reliance Life...

  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs.85 lakh penalty on...

IRDA dwindle distributors commissions
IRDA dwindle distributors commissions

  The Insurance regulator under the proposed new rules has decided to reduce the commissions that...

PM's insurance plans records 300 claims till now
PM's insurance plans records 300...

  The government's New Accident and Life Insurance covers have already received more than 300...

PSU General Insurers on Promotion Spree, Elevate 21 DGMs to GMs
PSU General Insurers on Promotion...

  Public sector general insurers have promoted their 21 young officials to the posts of General...

New India Assurance records 42% increase in Q1 profit
New India Assurance records 42%...

  New India Assurance reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.441 crore in the first...

HEALTHY GROWTH OF HEALTH INSURANCE

  Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, India's health insurance...

CLINICAL TRIALS LIABILITY INSURANCE...

1. Introduction: 1.1. Current pharmaceutical boom promises to be the next revolution after...

LEARNING & COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT IN...

  Introduction A learning management strategy is key to an organizations liability to deliver...

Why the insurance Bill matters to you

  Policyholders will be affected by changes in agent commissions and in their appointments Last...

A wake up call by WHO and World Bank for universal health
A wake up call by WHO and World Bank...

  Roughly around 400 million people do not have the access to essential health services, as per...

Interview with Mr. P. Venugopal,...

  After taking over as the Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India what is your...

Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker, Director of NIA
Interview with Mr. Sushobhan Sarker,...

  "NIA should transform itself rapidly to be a global institution of excellence in learning and...

Life insurance sector to grow 12-15% in FY 16
Life insurance sector to grow 12-15%...

  India's life insurance industry is likely to grow by 12% to 15% in the current financial year...

HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.
HDFC Life eyes 15% growth in FYP.

  Private insurer HDFC and Standard Life, is looking at a near 15-per cent growth in first year...

Insurers prompt wellness tests for its customers & employees
Insurers prompt wellness tests for...

  Health insurers are now looking to get their customers fit, along with paying their medical...

IRDAI introduces a new health saving plan
IRDAI introduces a new health saving...

  A committee constituted by the IRDAI in its draft plan, has suggested a health savings product...

Chhattisgarh outshines national average on health insurance scheme
Chhattisgarh outshines national...

  Chhattisgarh had surpassed the national average in the implementation of the national health...

What happens if Policyholder dies within Grace Period?
What happens if Policyholder dies...

  Have you ever considered the implications of what happens to the benefits covered under an...

Must know Facts about a Convertible Insurance Policy
Must know Facts about a Convertible...

  Most individuals classify life cover as term plans and whole life plans. The fact is that there...

A SNAP SHOT ON MICRO INSURANCE IN INDIA

Introduction Risk is pervasive in the lives of poor and low-income groups. Economic, social,...

IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RISK...

1. Introduction : Last month, we have discussed on the various facets of Risk Management...

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