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Regular health insurance policies cover Covid-19, says Irdai chairman

IRDAI has received an overwhelming response to the Regulatory Sandbox initiative which is a mechanism created to foster innovation in insurance sector

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Namrata Acharya  |  Kolkata 

Subhash Chandra Khuntia, chairman of Irdai
The Centre has already sponsored the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana for life, personal accident, and health coverage for workers in the unorganised sector, says Subhash Chandra Khuntia, chairman of Irdai, on the role of insurance sector.

The Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (Irdai) has been offering various dispensations to both policyholders and insurance providers to combat the Covid-19 crisis. In an e-mail interview, Subhash Chandra Khuntia, chairman of Irdai, tells Namrata Acharya about some interventions and the road ahead. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Thu, May 21 2020. 13:35 IST
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