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Your money: Insurance gets e-commerce boost

Irdai's push will make insurance cheaper for consumers & enable a consolidated view of all policies

K G Krishnamoorthy Rao 

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India’s (Irdai) is giving the insurance sector a huge digital push that will make life easier for customers.  After introducing e-insurance account, it is now planning to make policies available at e-commerce platforms. The regulator’s e-commerce exposure draft, which was put up recently, has a host of guidelines and measures that e-commerce companies need to comply with to sell policies online. Insurance at e-commerce platforms: The availability of products online will allow customers to choose from ...

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First Published: Sat, January 07 2017. 23:12 IST
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