Risk Management Conclave and Business Fest CRESCENDO 2020 held by Christ University

The Department of Professional Studies CHRIST (Deemed to be University) conducted a Risk Management Conclave and Business Fest CRESCENDO 2020 Read more

Insurers gear up to address Uttarakhand flood claims

Uttarakhand floods that have claimed over 100 lives in the last few days has also got insurance companies preparing for the claim settlement process. Both life and general insurance companies have said that their respective claims team have started gearing up to handle claims and process them in a quicker manner.

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State insurers latch on to investment income

There’s something about investment return as far as state general insurers are concerned. With gains round the corner, this looks to be their best possible bet to make up for their underwriting losses. And less discounting of premiums and offloading high-risk portfolios mean there’s a double sweetener on the hands. Read more

Mediclaim Insurance plans to cost 30% more

Get ready to pay more for your health insurance. All four public sector insurers — United India Insurance, Oriental Insurance, New India Assurance and National Insurance Company — have got the green signal from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to hike premiums on retail health plans. The state-owned insurers are in the process of filing redesigned products in terms of price and features. Read more

PSU general insurers mull expansion abroad

To tap the Indian diaspora, public sector general insurers are considering expanding their operations to other countries in the next financial year. Given the large number of Indians and Indian businesses in South-east Asia, West Asia and Africa, these regions are emerging as preferred destinations. Read more