Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh here today said that the Centre will bring out new crop insurance policy by removing shortcomings in the current policy and provide Soil Health Cards to all farmers in the country in next three years.
In view of massive floods resulting in loss of lives and belongings in Jammu & Kashmir, Insurance Regulatory Authority of India (IRDA) has asked life insurers to take immediate steps for expeditious settlement of claims.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Jan Dhan Yojana, a mega financial inclusion plan under which bank accounts and RuPay debit cards with inbuilt insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh will be provided to crores of persons with no access to formal banking facilities.
Government is addressing the concerns raised by domestic suppliers over certain provisions of the CLND Act 2010 and is working out a scheme to obtain appropriate insurance cover from domestic insurance companies.
The government is working with a group of experts and officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Finance Ministry, insurance companies to work out modalities of providing insurance cover to existing and new nuclear plants.
The most senior officer to survive the Titanic disaster may have played down the iceberg collision to dodge negligence claims, an insurance document which is expected to fetch 12,000 pounds at auction has shown.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday announced that all Amarnath pilgrims possessing valid `Yatra permits` will be provided an insurance cover of Rs one lakh against accidental death within the state during the entire period of this year`s pilgrimage.
While the sales departments of insurance companies have been the biggest recruiters traditionally, segments like operations, digital, technology and actuary are also offering great career opportunities, says Rajendra Ghag.