State-wise life insurance penetration and density of individual new business in India

Insurance penetration and insurance density are the two important indicators, which provide the level of development of insurance sector in an economy. Insurance penetration is defined as the ratio of total premium collected to the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of an economy and is usually expressed in the percentage form.

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Life Insurance Companys record of paying claims better than pvt insurers: IRDA

Life Insurance Company has better record of paying death claims than that of private life insurers, said regulator IRDA in its latest report.

“The claim settlement ratio of LIC appeared to be better than that of the private life insurers”, said Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) in its annual report 2011-12. Read more