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Union Cabinet approves capital infusion to 3 general insurance companies

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal for capital infusion and immediate release of Rs 2,500 crore to three state-owned general insurance companies. The three public sector companies are: United India Insurance, National Insurance Company and Oriental Insurance Company. The capital infusion is announced at the backdrop of their critical financial position and breach of regulatory ..

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GoI merges three Insurance PSUs

The GoI will merge 3 public Sector Insurance Companies as announced in budget 2019-20. The merger includes United India Insurance Limited, National Insurance Co Limited and Oriental Insurance Company Limited. Highlights The Budget 2019-2020 did not make provision of funds for insurers and the Department of Financial Services. Therefore, the government institutions in the financial ..

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Recommendations of the Nilekani Panel for strengthening Digital Payments

The panel headed by Nandan Nilekani has submitted the recommendations to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for strengthening digital payments ecosystem. Recommendations of the Nilekani Panel The committee has listed a comprehensive set of regulatory interventions that will be needed to achieve the goal of a less-cash economy. The recommendations include: Easing KYC costs ..

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Suresh Mathur Committee to review MicroInsurance Framework

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) set up Suresh Mathur Committee to review regulatory framework on micro insurance, and to recommend measures to increase demand for such products. It was formed because of less than desired offtake of micro insurance products despite of their inherent benefits in the country. India was seen ..

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Government to set-up a Unified Authority for Regulating Entities in IFSC

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in international financial services centres (IFSCs) in the country. The government has approved a bill to set up a unified regulator. Fact Box The first IFSC in India was set up at GIFT City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Promoting the Ease ..

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