Tata AIA life insurance bets on 40% growth over next 3 years

Tata AIA Life Insurance expects a 30-40 per cent growth in business over the next three years backed by a strong push to protection and pension plans, ramping up of distribution network and with renewed emphasis on branding.

According to Naveen Tahilyani, MD and Chief Executive Officer, Tata AIA Life Insurance, pension as a category is currently a small part of their total portfolio. But the company plans to launch new products starting this month to tap into the potential growth in the segment.

The company will also continue its focus on protection plans, which currently accounts for nearly 25 per cent of its product mix.

“We grew by nearly 30 per cent in H1 and in Q2 of this fiscal. Our growth has been close to 40 per cent. We have had strong numbers in November. We are hopeful of 30-40 per cent growth over the next three years,” Tahilyani told.

In FY21, the total premium income grew by 34 per cent to Rs. 11,105 crore, compared with Rs. 8,308 crore in FY-20. The total renewal premium income also witnessed a 37 per cent growth at Rs. 6,961 crore (Rs. 5,066 crore). Its 13th month persistency remained at 88.28 per cent despite the adverse impact of Covid-19 pandemic while the claim settlement ratio stands at around 98.05 per cent. The company claims to have registered 35 per cent CAGR in the retail protection business over the last two years.

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