Vijayan named 4th IRDA chairman

The government   appointed T S Vijayan, 60, as the new chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA).

Vijayan’s appointment was cleared by the Prime Minister’s Office last week following green signal from the Central Vigilance Commission at January-end. Read more

Insurers want to tap RGESS to push Ulip sales

Insurance companies are keen to offer fund(s) approved under the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme (RGESS) to potential policyholders for unit-linked insurance plan (Ulip). Even the insurance regulator is with the sector on this. Read more