IRDA to hire 100 niche insurance professionals

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is planning to hire about 100 insurance professionals over the next three months to tackle its growing manpower needs. “The industry has been growing and the Authority needs skilled professionals. So, the present focus is on expanding our base of skilled professionals,” a top IRDA official told Business Line here.

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Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance gets initial approval from IRDA

January 11, 2010, Mumbai: Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited, a joint venture between the Edelweiss Capital Limited (Edelweiss), one of India’s leading financial services conglomerates, and Tokio Marine, one of the world’s largest Insurance groups headquartered in Japan; has received the initial R1 approval from the Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA). Read more