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Motor, health segments see substantial fall in March for non-life insurers

Motor segment saw a 7 per cent decline in premiums, while health registered an 11 per cent decline in premiums

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Credit insurance segment’s premiums declined 42 per cent, while premiums in the personal accident segment witnessed 53 per cent decline

Subrata Panda
The coronavirus (Covid-19) disruption and the subsequent lockdown imposed by the government had a significant impact on the non-life insurance industry’s premiums for the month of March.

The motor and health segment led the decline in premiums for the industry as the month of March saw premium for the industry decline by as much as 9 per cent. Motor segment saw a 7 per cent decline in premiums, while health registered an 11 per cent decline in premiums.

Credit insurance segment’s premiums declined 42 per cent, while premiums in the personal accident segment witnessed 53 per cent decline.

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 5:25 PM IST

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