IRDA: Integrated Surveyors Licensing Management System

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Created on 19 June 2013 Last Updated on 19 June 2013 Published Date
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This is further to our circular no. IRDA/SUR/MISC/CIR/ /063/04/2013 on Integrated Surveyors Licensing Management System. The Web-Based Integrated Licensing Management System would now be available to new users and existing trainee surveyors.

 1.  Submission of application for enrolment by new users:

In order to apply for enrolment an applicant is required to register to the portal and user name and password would be generated by the system and sent to the user through email. Subsequently application can be submitted online by accessing the website: http://www.irdabap.org.in.

 

Prior to submission of application for enrolment, the applicant is required to select his trainer online and follow up with trainer to accept his/her request for imparting training. Once the trainer gives his acceptance to impart training, on the online portal, the applicant can submit Form no 13( Enrolment form) duly enclosing/uploading the copy of Form no 14 (Acceptance of trainer to impart training). Trainee applicant is required to print Form no 14 from the portal under Trainer Selection Section (“view submitted request”), and subsequently upload for getting enrolled as Trainee with IRDA, through online system.

 

The next step will be processing of the application by IRDA and issuance of enrolment number, effective date of commencement of training along with department and duration of training. The enrolment message will be sent over the registered email ID of the trainee.

 

The said system requires upload of documents (scanned copies) at the time of submitting enrolment application. Users are advised to keep documentation ready in soft form before registering and submitting application to ensure hassle free submission of training request and subsequent processing of enrolment application.

Submission of quarterly reports will be done by trainer by accessing the portal through his user name and password for each trainee undergoing training under him.

 

2.  Submission of Quarterly reports in Form no 15, by those already enrolled as trainee

(Upto Enrolment #9165):

Note that existing trainees (upto Enrolment #9165) who are already undergoing training and have been issued enrolment number, are required to submit scanned copy of quarterly report(s) via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. after completion of each quarter. Trainees are advised to retain hard copies of reports to be submitted when applying for grant of license.

 

3. Submission of application for grant of license for those enrolled under manual system of enrolment

Those who have been enrolled as trainee and have completed their practical training and examination as provided under the IRDA Surveyor Regulations, can submit their application for grant of license through the said online portal by uploading the soft copy of all the required documents viz. proof of passing of exam, proof of qualification, photo ID proof, scanned signatures, etc. by logging into www.irdabap.org.in ( compatibility Internet Explorer 8 and above) with the help of user name and pass word that would be provided by IRDA on request. These trainees have to send their request for user name and password to the following email id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. only, with the subject marked as “Application for grant of Fresh Surveyor License”. Upon confirmation and verification of the test mail sent by IRDA, the user name and password would be provided to enable them to submit their application for grant of fresh license. Note that fee for fresh license is required to be paid through NEFT. However, Demand drafts would be accepted till online payment system is put in place. The same shall be informed vide a circular on IRDA website.

 

4.  It may be noted that those existing surveyors who intend to enrol for additional department are advised to access the portal with their user name and password which would be provided by IRDA and follow the procedure for enrolment under point no. 1 above.

 

5. Needless to mention, the user name and password shall be kept confidential and not be shared with others and the password provided should be changed by the surveyor at the first login.

 

6.  The user manual and video demo of the enrolment and licensing process would be placed in both the IRDA website www.irda.gov.in and www.irdabap.org.in for information of all concerned.

(Suresh Mathur)

 

Sr. Joint Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  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...

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...

LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh
LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has been allowed to form a joint venture in...

One claim per day settled under PM's insurance schemes
One claim per day settled under PM's...

  A total of 31 death and accident claims were settled in the last 33 days under Pradhan Mantri...

Research reactors not eligible for nuclear insurance pool
Research reactors not eligible for...

It has been recently revealed that the India's research reactors will not be covered under the...

DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement of  PM's insurance schemes
DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement...

  The finance ministry is seeking wide publicity for the claim settlement procedures under the...

Report of the Committee recommendation for curbing mis-selling and rationalising distribution incentives in financial/Life Insurance products
Report of the Committee...

Background Regulating the financial sector is a tightrope walk in any jurisdiction, but more so...

UNDERSTANDING OF RISK MANAGEMENT...

1. Introduction: First of all we need to look at the how Risk Management Module presently...

Indian Life Insurance Industry:...

The Indian life insurance industry, which was liberalized in 1999, allowing private sector...

Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc
Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc

Health insurer Aetna said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc for about dollar 37 billion in...

LIC investments of Rs.10K cr under close watch
LIC investments of Rs.10K cr under...

  Life Insurance Corporation investments worth Rs 10,000 crore is under the government's scanner...

New amendments makes rejections to claims tight: LIC Chief
New amendments makes rejections to...

  Life insurance companies will find it almost impossible to reject claims in future because of...

All investment decisions routed after due diligence: SK Roy
All investment decisions routed after...

  Life Insurance Corporation chairman S. K. Roy is of the fact that Corporation which manages...

Future Generali penalized for Rs.50 lakh
Future Generali penalized for Rs.50...

  The IRDAI has imposed a penalty of Rs.50 lakh on Future Generali Life Insurance Company against...

Govt ponders 100% FDI in insurance broking
Govt ponders 100% FDI in insurance...

  The government is considering exempting insurance intermediaries, including brokers, from the...

Interview with Mr. Syed Siddiq, Head of Technical-Commercial for ANB Insurance (MetLife-AIG-ANB Cooperative Insurance Co), Saudi Arabia
Interview with Mr. Syed Siddiq, Head...

  Mr. Syed Siddiq is currently working as Head of Technical-commercial at MetLife AIC ANB...

Foreign stakes in insurers' parent not to count for FDI
Foreign stakes in insurers' parent...

  The finance ministry clarified the doubts on the fact that the foreign shareholding in parent...

Vice President Addresses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addresses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

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...

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...

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...

LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh
LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has been allowed to form a joint venture in...

One claim per day settled under PM's insurance schemes
One claim per day settled under PM's...

  A total of 31 death and accident claims were settled in the last 33 days under Pradhan Mantri...

Research reactors not eligible for nuclear insurance pool
Research reactors not eligible for...

It has been recently revealed that the India's research reactors will not be covered under the...

DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement of  PM's insurance schemes
DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement...

  The finance ministry is seeking wide publicity for the claim settlement procedures under the...

Report of the Committee recommendation for curbing mis-selling and rationalising distribution incentives in financial/Life Insurance products
Report of the Committee...

Background Regulating the financial sector is a tightrope walk in any jurisdiction, but more so...

UNDERSTANDING OF RISK MANAGEMENT...

1. Introduction: First of all we need to look at the how Risk Management Module presently...

Indian Life Insurance Industry:...

The Indian life insurance industry, which was liberalized in 1999, allowing private sector...

Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc
Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc

Health insurer Aetna said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc for about dollar 37 billion in...

LIC investments of Rs.10K cr under close watch
LIC investments of Rs.10K cr under...

  Life Insurance Corporation investments worth Rs 10,000 crore is under the government's scanner...

New amendments makes rejections to claims tight: LIC Chief
New amendments makes rejections to...

  Life insurance companies will find it almost impossible to reject claims in future because of...

All investment decisions routed after due diligence: SK Roy
All investment decisions routed after...

  Life Insurance Corporation chairman S. K. Roy is of the fact that Corporation which manages...

Future Generali penalized for Rs.50 lakh
Future Generali penalized for Rs.50...

  The IRDAI has imposed a penalty of Rs.50 lakh on Future Generali Life Insurance Company against...

Govt ponders 100% FDI in insurance broking
Govt ponders 100% FDI in insurance...

  The government is considering exempting insurance intermediaries, including brokers, from the...

Interview with Mr. Syed Siddiq, Head of Technical-Commercial for ANB Insurance (MetLife-AIG-ANB Cooperative Insurance Co), Saudi Arabia
Interview with Mr. Syed Siddiq, Head...

  Mr. Syed Siddiq is currently working as Head of Technical-commercial at MetLife AIC ANB...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh
LIC soon to operate in Bangladesh

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has been allowed to form a joint venture in...

One claim per day settled under PM's insurance schemes
One claim per day settled under PM's...

  A total of 31 death and accident claims were settled in the last 33 days under Pradhan Mantri...

Research reactors not eligible for nuclear insurance pool
Research reactors not eligible for...

It has been recently revealed that the India's research reactors will not be covered under the...

DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement of  PM's insurance schemes
DD, AIR to publicize claim settlement...

  The finance ministry is seeking wide publicity for the claim settlement procedures under the...

Report of the Committee recommendation for curbing mis-selling and rationalising distribution incentives in financial/Life Insurance products
Report of the Committee...

Background Regulating the financial sector is a tightrope walk in any jurisdiction, but more so...

UNDERSTANDING OF RISK MANAGEMENT...

1. Introduction: First of all we need to look at the how Risk Management Module presently...

Indian Life Insurance Industry:...

The Indian life insurance industry, which was liberalized in 1999, allowing private sector...

Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc
Insurer Aetna to acquire Humana Inc

Health insurer Aetna said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc for about dollar 37 billion in...

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