IndiaFirst Life eyes at Rs 1,000 cr new business by fiscal end

IndiaFirst Life eyes at Rs 1,000 cr new business by fiscal end

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Hyderabad, Oct 30: Mumbai-headquartered IndiaFirst Life Insurance, a joint venture of Bank of Baroda and Andhra bank, is expected to touch Rs 1,000 crore new premium collection by this fiscal end.

The company had achieved 29 per cent growth in individual Annual Premium equivalent (APE) on a year-on-year basis and by September month end this year, a whopping 56 per cent growth rate registered when the industry was de-growth of 3 per cent, said Rushabh Gandhi, Deputy CEO, IndiaFirst Life Insurance, in a press conference at the sidelines of the lauching ‘Smart Pay Plan’ here on Wednesday.

This growth rate brings the company into the league of the top five fastest growing insurance players in the private sector at a time when the industry grew only by 11 per cent, he said the company has collected Rs 325 crore of annualized premium as on September, 2019 against Rs 253 crore during the corresponding month last year.
The company had launched Smart Pay plan two month back and contributed 20 per cent growth through this new product on the total business, Rushabh claimed.

Pathbreaking products will come up in the market in the next financial year as many insurance companies have applied at the regulatory authority which was opened applications for its regulatory sandbox, he said that our company also applied three products at the regulatory authority for consideration. (UNI)