Insurance ?

Definition: A promise of compensation for specific potential future losses in exchange for a periodic payment. Insurance is designed to protect the financial well-being of an individual, company or other entity in the case of unexpected loss. Some forms of insurance are required by law, while others are optional. Agreeing to the terms of an insurance policy creates a contractbetween the insured and the insurer. In exchange for payments from the insured (called premiums), the insurer agrees to pay the policy holder a sum of money upon the occurrence of a specific event.

Description: Insurance policies, a contract between the policyholder and the insurance company, are of different types depending on the risk they mitigate. Broad categories include life, health, motor, travel, home, rural,commercial and business insurance

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, an agency of the Government of India, is the regulatory body for the insurance sector's supervision and development in India.

GROUPS TERMS ASSURANCE (MEDICAL,CHILDRENS & PENSION POLICIES):

Health insurance helps you manage the high costs of health care. It helps you pay for doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs and preventive care.

A child plan is developed on the concept of providing financial support to the family for the child's future if the parents meet with an unfortunate death. Insurance plans designed for the child do not usually insure the child. The life insured under these plans are the parent who has a minor child to provide for.

Pension insurance contract is an insurance contract that specifies pension plan contributions to an insurance undertaking in exchange for which the pension plan benefits will be paid when the members reach a specified retirement age or on earlier exit of members from the plan.

Companies Related To Insurance:

1. Aviva India

2. Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

3. Bharti AXA General Insurance

4. Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited

5. Exide Life Insurance

6. HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company

7. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

8. IDBI Federal Life Insurance

9. IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company

10. Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance

11. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited

12. Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Limited

13. Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance

14. SBI Life Insurance Co.Ltd

15. Future Generali India Insurance

16. Cholamandalam MS General Insurance

17. Cigna TTK