About us

Bimabazaar.com is the result of long drawn exercise of the The Insurance Times, the first monthly journal on insurance in India. The journal has entered into 35th years of successful and regular publication and the Insurance Times group is celebrating three decades in publication. Besides this group is also publishing 3 other journals on banking, public relations and several books on Insurance Industry.

The portal provides latest updates about the developments in the insurance industry in India may be life or general insurance industry. Our aim is to build Bimabazaar as the richest source of insurance information in India. The portal is being updated thoroughly from time to time.

The portal covers Latest news, Insurance Directory, Insurance articles, Insurance Magazine, Insurance books and almost everything related to insurance in India.

We hope you will appreciate the contents of the site and if you think we have missed out any important topic or any other matter that you would like to see in this portal please do send us the feedback for including the same in our website.


Profile of Our Editors


Sri Ram Gopal Agarwal
B.Com, LL.B, F.C.A
Chief Editor
The Insurance Times

Mr Agarwala a Chartered Accountant by profession and has over 40 years of experience in the financial industry. He is the first Chartered Accountant Surveyor in eastern India. He launched the first monthly journal on insurance in India The Insurance Times way  back in the year 1981 and the journal has come a long way to celebrate silver Jubilee of its publication in the year 2005.

The journal  was launched in a period when there was no material on insurance available in India and still our journal is the leading journal on insurance in India. He also launched three other monthly journals viz Banking Finance and PR Communication Age and Life Insurance Today which are also the  leading publications in their respective fields. He has been instrumental in organizing several seminars on different topics all over India on insurance and risk management.


Dr. Rakesh Agarwal
M.Com (BIM), LLB, FCA, MBA, PGJMC, F.I.I.I, Phd
Editor, The Insurance Times, Banking Finance,
Life Insurance Today, PR Communication Age, Financial bazaar

Dr. Rakesh Agarwal is the Editor of the journal The Insurance Times, Life Insurance Today, Banking Finance and PR Communication Age.

He is an Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Fellow member of Insurance Institute of India. Besides above he is having degree in Bachelor of Law & Legislature, Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, Masters in Business Management. He has also passed the Insurance Brokers examination conducted by NIA,Pune. He has completed his Doctoral research in Risk Management in Indian Industries.

He has attended several Seminars and Conferences on insurance & banking. He has authored many books on insurance and he is having vast experience in the insurance journalism. The books authored and edited by him includes:

The books authored and edited by him includes:

Insurance Vision 2000
General Insurance Compendium 1999-2000
Life Insurance Compendium 1999-2000
General Insurance Agents Guide in 2 Volumes
Life Insurance Agents Guide in 2 Volumes
IRDA Pre Recruitment Agents Training Guide( Non Life)
IRDA Pre Recruitment Agents Training Guide( Life)
IRDA Post Recruitment Agents Training Guide( 25 Hours)
Health Insurance in India  A Review
General Insurance Year Book – 2010
Model Question Bank for PSU Officers Scale 1-5
Text Guide for PSU Officers Exam
Para 13.2 Model Question Bank
Para 13.2 English and General Knowledge
Para 13.2 Text Guide
Guide to Principles of Insurance – Licentiate
Guide to Practice of General Insurance – Licentiate
Guide to Practice of Life Insurance – Licentiate
Guide to Regulations on Insurance – Licentiate
Guide to General Insurance Underwriting – Associateship
Guide to Health Insurance Underwriting – Associateship
Guide to Fire and Consequential Loss Insurance – Associateship
Guide to Motor Insurance – Associateship
Guide to Actuarial Science – Associateship
Guide to Reinsurance Management – Fellowship
Direct Recruit Guide for Administrative Officers of Insurance Companies