“ANALYTICAL STUDY OF INSURANCE POLICIES OFFERED BY LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA (FIVE YR 2008-2012)’’

Specialization : By : Aseem P. Pathak Project Guide : Ashwin Dhala

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INTRODUCTION OF TOPIC  Financial Management means planning. Always remember Life Insurance is primarily made keeping your family and those who are dependent on you in mind. like tax-deduction options. It means applying general management principles to financial resources of the enterprise. you might end up settling for a wrong deal. we will discuss on a few guidelines that an individual should follow prior to opting for a . and incase if you are an amateur investor and try to push things in a hurry. There are various companies that would ask you to opt for a policy from them. and in some cases long term capital gains. Here. not necessarily to accumulate wealth. What is important when you opt for a policy is the term and plan related to that particular policy.  Life Insurance is considered to be an important part of an individual’s investment portfolio. Other then this when you opt for a life insurance policy you enjoy other benefits also. organizing. directing 2 and controlling the financial activities such as procurement and utilization of funds of the enterprise. but to feel financially secure.

 In 1907.Company Profile  Life Insurance in its modern form came to India from England in the year 1818. General Assurance and Swadeshi Life (later Bombay Life) were some of the companies established during the same period. in Calcutta. house of the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. 3 . later with the efforts of eminent people like Babu Muttylal Seal. The Indian Mercantile.  All the insurance companies established during that period were brought up with the purpose of looking after the needs of European community and Indian natives were not being insured by these companies. However. Oriental Life Insurance Company started by Europeans in Calcutta was the first life insurance company on Indian Soil. the foreign life insurance companies started insuring Indian lives. Hindustan Co-operative Insurance Company took its birth in one of the rooms of the Jorasanko.

 To know about the awareness towards Insurance & benefits of Insurance.OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY  How Life Insurance Corporation of India Insurance is best services providers as a Life Insurance Company.  To study about the effectiveness & efficiency of Life Insurance Corporation of India Insurance in relation to its competitors.  To study about whether people are satisfied with Life Insurance Corporation of India Insurance Services & Management System or not. 4 1/25/2014 .

 To clearly understand the rationale behind the investment in policies of Life Insurance Corporation of India. 5 project name in short 1/25/2014 .  To analyze various problems confronted by the policyholders of Life Insurance Corporation of India.HYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDY  Consumer in favour of buying the insurance policy of Life Insurance Corporation of India insurance.  To study the service quality being offered by Life Insurance Corporation of India.

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE  Theoretical studies of life and non-life insurance companies.  Taken together. embedded value analyses. these case studies cover most of the widely- used insurance applications of stochastic modeling to date. 6 project name in short . stochastic reserve and capital calculations. covering a range of topics relevant to capital and surplus modeling of life and non-life insurance companies. and stochastic product pricing and risk management. and provide an illustrative framework from which future applications can be developed. including Economic Capital calculations.

8% Jeevan Bharthi. 9% Jeevan Anurag. 9% Bima Bachat. and last 9% Joint Life Plans. 5% Jeevan Anand. 7% Jeevan Vishawas. 5% Bima Account. 8% Jeevan Adhar. 6% Jeevan Mitra. 8% Jeevan Kishor.DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION Q1) Are you having any policy/ policies? Particulars Jeevan Arogya Bima Account Jeevan Anurag Jeevan Kishor Jeevan Adhar Jeevan Vishawas Jeevan Mitra Jeevan Anand Money Back With Profit Bima Bachat Jeevan Bharthi Whole Life Policy Joint Life Plans Response Percentage 6% 5% 9% 8% 8% 7% 6% 5% 10% 9% 8% 10% 9% Interpretation – As seen in the graph above maximum respondents are used 10% Money Back with Profit and 10% Whole Life Policy than others 6% Jeevan Arogya. 7 .

8% Plans For Handicapped dependents .Q2) Which Type of Policy/Policies you have taken? Particulars Insurance Plan Children Plans Plans For Handicapped dependents Endowment assurance plans Money back plan Special money back plan for Women Whole life plans Joint Life Plan Response Percentage 9% 11% 8% 7% 18% 16% 19% 12% Interpretation – As seen in the graph above maximum respondents are used 19% Whole life plans. 7% Endowment assurance plans . than others 9% Insurance Plan . 18% Money back plan. 1/25/2014 8 . 11% Children Plans . 16% Special money back plan for Women and last 12% Joint Life Plans.

1/25/2014 9 . Are you interested in products offered by the Life Insurance Policy? Particulars Yes No Will think Response Percentage 61% 22% 17% Interpretation – The good thing is that at least the corporate were quite eager to find out what LIC Life Insurance Policy has to offer whereas the major 61 % of the corporate were not even interested in the products as they are quite satisfied by the LIC and they are not in breaking their long relationship with them.Q3). The private players will have to play a long battle in order to ensure that they are serious player in the market.

Q4). The remaining 5 % are also not very dissatisfied by the services but they are just open to new avenues and are looking forward that private companies come with good offers so that they may shift to them. Are you satisfied with your present insurer Life Insurance Policy? Particulars Yes No Response Percentage 95% 5% Interpretation – Here is where the challenge is. Thus private players will have to be very proactive and in this regard since LIC is the leader and LIC Life Insurance Policy is lagging behind its competitors in terms of competition. 1/25/2014 project name in short 10 . Inevitably most of the players are very satisfied with their present insurer which makes it tougher for the private players to attract the corporate.

1/25/2014 project name in short 11 .Q5). What is people’s main concern while taking a insurance policy? Concern of People Security Savings Tax Response Percentage 10% 70% 20% InterpretationThis pie diagram shows that People Investing more in Business for the concern of Savings Mainly.

1/25/2014 project name in short 12 . Where would you like to insure if given chance? Companies name LIC ICICI BAJAJ ALLIANZ BHARTI-AXA SBI KOTAK MAHINDRA Percentage of people 60% 10% 5% 15% 8% 2% InterpretationThus we see that the companies are comfortable in having business with govt.Q6). owned companies as they feel its safe & secure to have business with them which is followed by SBI as it is the biggest bank.

Q7). LIC Life Insurance Policy Aspire Life satisfy your financial needs? (Please rate on the scale of 1 to 10 with one being least satisfied) Customers I II III IV V VI VII Response (Ratings on scale 1-10) 26% 11% 21% 5% 16% 13% 8% InterpretationThe response of customers show that they are average satisfied and some are also least satisfied after taking the insurance policy. .

Opinion for the premiums paid for the various policies by the customers? Satisfaction Levels Very Low Low Moderate High Very High Response Percentage 9% 10% 11% 30% 40% Interpretation40%people are very highly satisfied. .Q8). 9% are very low satisfied. 10% of people are low satisfied.11% are moderate. 30% of people are highly satisfied.

Q9) How you come to know about this policy? Particulars Advertisements Friends and Relatives Direct selling (i) and (ii) (ii) and (iii) (iii) and (i) Response Percentage 31% 9% 26% 4% 14% 10% InterpretationThis pie diagram shows that People know about this policy Mainly from 26% people Direct selling and 31% people from advertisement. .

Are there any incentives (tax benefits or Bonuses) associated with insurance policy Particulars Tax Benefits Bonuses Response Percentage 60% 40% InterpretationResponses show that customers prefer more of tax benefit rather than the bonuses while taking insurance policy.Q10). . That’s why the ratio of Tax benefit to Bonus is 3:2.

Are you satisfied with the incentives associated with your policy? Satisfaction Level of Customers Highly Satisfied Satisfied Moderate Unsatisfied Highly Unsatisfied Level of Satisfaction (in %) 30% 40% 15% 5% 10% InterpretationIt shows that the customers are moreover satisfied with the incentives plans but to cater the needs of other company may have to look for other incentives.Q11). .

I hope they will definitely change their mind & will be aware of benefits of life insurance. 18 project name in short . Some people who had not life insurance they were with positive thinking about life insurance & were planning to have it.  Some people who has low income they were not interested in life insurance but when I told them about different – different plan so they were quite interested in it.CONCLUSIONS  On the basis of the study it has been seen that researcher got that most of the persons are aware of the benefits of life insurance.

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