English Release 30-July 2014
Ministry of Finance30-November, 2012 15:15 IST
|Penetration of Insurance Policy|
|The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has informed that penetration of insurance (including life and non life) for India for the years 2010 and 2011 was 5.10 and 4.10 respectively. Life insurance penetration in India was higher than the world’s average in 2010 and the combined average is higher than Brazil and Russia and most of other countries of Asia including Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and Sri Lanka. |
The Government periodically receives proposals for providing tax incentives, inter alia, for investments in insurance and mutual funds and examination of such proposals is a part of an on-going process.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri Namo Narain Meena in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :89705)