Insurance

Alert! You are risking a lot if you do not have these 5 types of insurance

To minimise the risk of financial losses due to unforeseen eventualities, people should take adequate insurance cover.

Irdai to move to risk-based assessment for insurers, intermediaries

Insurance regulator Irdai Thursday said it will move to a risk-based supervisory framework in view of significant rise in insurance firms and their intermediaries and a structured approach is needed t

Now renew insurance for cars, bikes easily as HDFC Bank launches instant renewal facility

HDFC Bank claims to have become the first bank in India to offer a bouquet of digital payment options for customers to renew their vehicle insurance in a few clicks.

Millennials prefer life insurance over other financial assets – Here’s what study shows

A majority of millennials looks life insurance as a preferred financial instrument to invest in, to meet their financial goals, says a survey.

From protection to home loan cover, 5 big reasons to buy term insurance

Term insurance is the most comprehensive form of financial protection for one’s loved ones and provides many benefits.

Irdai allows PoS to distribute all micro-insurance products

Insurance regulator Irdai has allowed distribution of all micro-insurance products through point-of-sales (PoS), with an aim further increase insurance penetration in the country.

PMSBY: Get Rs 2 lakh cover for just Rs 12 through Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

The number of people enrolled under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), an accidental death insurance scheme, has touched 13.74 crore by the end of July 2018.

New age health insurance products to cater to the specific customer requirements

Health insurance companies in India have introduced several advanced products which have been precisely designed to suit the specific customer needs and requirements.

Third party car insurance: Latest rates, key benefits and rules

IRDAI has made the long-term insurance cover for new cars and two-wheelers mandatory. Here's all you need to know about long-term third party car insurance.

Ayushman Bharat: Who will get Rs 5 lakh health cover under PM Jan Arogya Yojana and what will be covered

It is believed to be the world's biggest health insurance scheme which would benefit over 50 crore Indians. So far, 29 out of 36 states and union territories have agreed to join the scheme.

Great news! Health insurance plans now restore or recharge insured amount even if you make a claim

Many medical insurance companies have introduced new features such as Recharge of Sum Assured along with Restore of Sum Assured. However, are both the dame

Motor insurance: Here is how you can get Rs 15 lakh personal accident cover on buying car insurance

Buyers of new cars and two-wheelers will also now have to mandatorily purchase third-party insurance cover upfront for at least three and five years.

Irdai raises minimum driver insurance cover to Rs 15 lakh

Insurance Regulatory and Authority of India (Irdai) in its circular has asked insurers to enhance capital sum insured in compulsory personal accident cover for owner-driver under motor insurance polic

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: PM Narendra Modi to launch ambitious healthcare scheme on Sunday from Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious healthcare scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana from Jharkhand on Sunday.

Now Rs 15-lakh insurance cover must for owner-driver; Here’s how it will benefit you

Insurance regulator Irdai has raised the minimum insurance cover for owner-driver to Rs 15 lakh for a premium of Rs 750 per annum, a move to provide some succour to road accident victims.

When is the right time to buy insurance? All you need to know

As responsibilities start kicking in anywhere between the mid-20s and early 30s, it is always taken on with much enthusiasm.

Modicare: Premium to be capped at Rs 1,110

The Centre will likely cap annual premium outgo for the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) at Rs 1,110/family, to provide Rs 5-lakh-a-year health cover to 10.74 crore households.

ESIC scheme to give cash relief to insured persons during unemployment

Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Wednesday approved a new scheme which would pay cash relief to insured persons during the period of unemployment, the Labour Ministry said.

4G ULIPs are here! How to Invest to Best Plans – Here’s all you need to know

With their low-risk and high-return giving characteristics and easy switch options, NULIPs are the solution to investors who worry about the volatility of the market and want to hedge investments.

Home insurance scheme on lines of Ayushman Bharat, PMSBY needed to mitigate damage from natural catastrophe

An index-based policy can be announced which will compensate for the damage caused by the natural catastrophe where the triggers of the Nat-Cat event will be predefined.

Ayushman Bharat to give fillip to Digital India, says JP Nadda

Union minister J P Nadda Tuesday said the "Ayushman Bharat", the insurance scheme of the central government to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23, will give a fillip to Digita

Anganwadi, ASHA workers to get free insurance cover soon, says Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said Monday that Anganwadi and ASHA workers would soon be getting free life and accident insurance under the PMJJY and PMSBY schemes.

Why home insurance has become a must today – All you need to know

Although the government does its best to provide economic help to the people during a natural disaster like Kerela floods, a proper financial planning certainly lowers the financial burden.

Why most people still do not feel the need to buy insurance

Low density and penetration indicates that nothing significant has happened for Indians in insurance.

Six tips to reduce your two-wheeler insurance premium

You can go for a three-year policy and save on the insurance premium.

LIC Jeevan Shanti Vs Jeevan Akshay Vs Jeevan Nidhi Vs Jeevan Umang: Which is the most suitable pension policy for you?

With the NPS money started gushing in after the change of pension policy of the Central and sate governments in 2004, LIC has launched a new pension plan – Jeevan Shanti.

Apollo Munich ready to launch cancer-specific health insurance plan – iCan

Any person between the age of 5 and 65 years can buy this policy, and is eligible for lifelong renewals even after there are claims.

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