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SBI General Insurance collects Rs 425 cr premium in Apr-Nov

Witnesses 219% growth in premium collection

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has collected a of Rs 425.47 crore in the period April-November 2012, which is a growth of 219%, over the same period last year.

The company has expanded its presence to 30 cities and will add another 10-15 cities to its network before the end of the current financial year, said Bhaskar Sarma, MD and CEO, SBI General Insurance.

"We are now well poised to take-off and accelerate the growth in the next four months to cross a Gross Written Premium level of Rs 700 crore in this financial year,” Sarma said.

Since last year, the company has expanded its footprint to cover rural areas as well. The rural sector accounted for 19% of its premium income amounting to Rs 80.02 crore in the April-November period, said a press release from the company.

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