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New India Assurance Company Ltd.

BSE: 540769 Sector: Financials
NSE: NIACL ISIN Code: INE470Y01017
BSE 00:00 | 23 Mar 102.80 -2.05
(-1.96%)
OPEN

104.50

HIGH

105.45

LOW

102.40

NSE 00:00 | 23 Mar 102.70 -2.45
(-2.33%)
OPEN

105.70

HIGH

105.70

LOW

102.25

OPEN 104.50
PREVIOUS CLOSE 104.85
VOLUME 23001
52-Week high 142.30
52-Week low 78.20
P/E 47.37
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 16,941
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00
OPEN 104.50
CLOSE 104.85
VOLUME 23001
52-Week high 142.30
52-Week low 78.20
P/E 47.37
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 16,941
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

New India Assurance Company Ltd. (NIACL) - Company History

The New India Assurance Company Limited is the largest general insurance company in India in terms of net worth domestic gross direct premium profit after tax and number of branches. The Company's operations are spread across 29 States and seven Union Territories in India and across 26 other countries globally through a number of international branches agency offices and Subsidiaries including a desk at Lloyd's London. The Company's insurance products can be broadly categorized into the following product verticals: fire insurance; marine insurance motor insurance crop insurance health insurance and other insurance products. The Company is registered with IRDAI for carrying out the business of general insurance. The New India Assurance Company Limited was incorporated as a Limited Company on July 23 1919 at Mumbai Maharashtra India. The Company obtained the Certificate of Commencement of Business on October 14 1919. In 1920 within one year of the incorporation of the Company New India Assurance Company opened an office in London. After that the Company saw a steady increase in presence abroad with Manila Port Louis and Japan. In 1956 New India Assurance Company transferred life insurance business to the Life Insurance Corporation of India which formed under the Life Insurance Corporation Act 1956 pursuant to which life insurance business in India was nationalized. In 1973 The General Insurance Corporation of India was formed under the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Act 1972 which provided for nationalization of general insurance business in India. New India Assurance Company became a subsidiary of the General Insurance Corporation of India after the Government of India (GoI) transferred its entire shareholding in general insurance companies to the General Insurance Corporation of India. Pursuant to the 1973 Scheme which came into force on January 1 1974 New India Assurance Company was nationalized by the Government of India. In 2003 pursuant to the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Act 2002 the General Insurance Corporation of India transferred its entire shareholding in New India Assurance Company to the GoI. New India Assurance Company crossed premium of Rs 10000 crore during 2011-12. In 2016 the Company received approval for opening an office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Gandhinagar. The Company crossed premium of Rs 20000 crore during 2016-17. In November 2017 New India Assurance Company came out with an initial public offer (IPO). The IPO was a combination of fresh issue of shares by the company and offer for sale of a portion of its stake by Government of India (GoI). The stock debuted at Rs 748.90 on BSE on 13 November 2017 compared with IPO price of Rs 800 per share.The Board of Directors of The New India Assurance Company Ltd at its meeting held on May 11 2018 recommended issue of bonus shares in proportion of 1:1 (ie. 1 new bonus equity share of Rs. 5 each for every 1 equity shares of Rs. 5 each held) subject to approval of the shareholders.During year 2019 Company's foreign operations saw a gross written premium turnover in rupee equivalent of Rs. 3530.37 crores and a Net Premium of Rs. 2839.09 crores in FY 2018-19. The foreign operations recorded an underwriting (loss) of Rs. (543.10) crores and Profit After Tax was Rs. (389..90) crores. It approved 67 New Micro Offices and opened 35 new Micro Offices. During year 2019 10 Micro Offices were upgraded to Branch Offices and 18 Branch Offices were upgraded to Divisional Offices. As on 31st March 2019 the Company has a network of 31 Regional Offices 7 Large Corporate Offices 1 Auto Hub 1 IFSC 477 Divisional Offices 594 Branch Offices 25 Direct Agent Branches and 1257 Micro Offices totaling 2395 offices inclusive of Head Office.During the year 2019 22 new products were launched by the Company. During FY2019 the Company issued Bonus Equity Shares of Rs. 5 each in the ratio of 1:1 to the existing shareholders of the Company for which allotment date was 29 June 2018.During year 2020 the Company serviced more than 30 million policies. As on 31st March 2020 the Company has a network of31 Regional Offices 7 Large Corporate Offices 1 Auto Hub 1 office at International Financial Services Centre 1 Digital Hub 474 Divisional Offices 591 Branch Offices 25 Direct Agent Branches and 1160 Micro Offices totaling 2292 offices inclusive of Head Office. The Company's foreign operations saw a gross written premium turnover in rupee equivalent of Rs. 3747.58 crores and a Net Premium of Rs. 3042.99 crores in FY 2019-20. The foreign operations recorded an underwriting profit of Rs. 73.31 crores and Profit After Tax was Rs. 214.91 crores. Gross Written Premium increased to Rs. 31244 crores recording a growth of 11.52% in 2019-20. During the year 2020 two new products were approved by the Regulator - IRDAI (Stand Alone Motor Own Damage Policy for Two-Wheeler and for Private Car).During FY2021 Global Gross Written Premium increased to Rs. 28663 crores recording a growth of 6.16% in% in 2020-21. The Company's foreign operations saw a gross written premium turnover in rupee equivalent of Rs. 3888.83 crores and a Net Premium of Rs. 3070.24 crores in 2020-21. The foreign operations recorded an underwriting profit of Rs. 75.69 crores and Profit After Tax was Rs. 196.21 crores. During the year 2021 Company opened 1 Regional Government Business Office (RGBO) for better servicing and closed 1 Divisional Office 2 Branch Offices and 76 Micro Offices. During the year 2021 eight new products were approved by the Regulator - IRDAI (Nil Depreciation Add-on Cover under Commercial Vehicles Roadside Assistance Add-On Cover under Annual Policy Bundled Policy Stand Alone Motor Own Damage Policy for Two-Wheeler and Private Car separately and under Long Term Two-Wheeler Package Policy for 2 & 3 years). During FY 2020-2021Company selected Punjab Sind Bank as its General Insurance business partner. During the year 2021 Company opened 1 Micro Office for better servicing and closed 3 Branch offices and 41 Micro Offices.During FY2022 Global Gross Written Premium increased to Rs. 32837 crores recording a growth of 14.56% in 2021-22. The Company's foreign operations saw a gross written premium turnover in rupee equivalent of Rs. 3644.41 crores and a Net Premium of Rs. 2916.94 crores in 2021-22. The foreign operations recorded an underwriting loss of Rs 206.35 crores and Loss after Tax was Rs. 2.95 crores. As on 31st March 2022 the Company has a network of 31 Regional Offices 7 Large Corporate Offices 1 Auto Hub 1 RGBO1 IFSC 1 Digital Hub 473 Divisional Offices 584 Branch Offices 25 Direct Agent Branches and 1046 Micro Offices totaling 2171 offices inclusive of Head Office. New India Assurance has tie-up with PSU i.e. Canara Bank Punjab and Sind Bank Central Bank of India and 3 private banks including IDBI &1 foreign bank i.e. Citibank besides 30 Scheduled Cooperative Banks during FY 2021-2022. In FY 2021-2022 Bancassurance contributed Rs 267.66 cr. premium income and ICR was 82.34%.

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