CIRCULAR NO.IRDA/LIFE/CIR/GDL/179/10/2015, DATED 13-10-2015

GUIDELINES ON CLAIM PROCESSING FOR GROUP LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES UNDER LENDER-BORROWER GROUP INSURANCE SCHEMES

CIRCULAR NO.IRDA/LIFE/CIR/GDL/179/10/2015DATED 13-10-2015

The Authority vide Circular ref: IRDA/LIFE/CIR/GDL/285/12/2014, dated December 29, 2014 issued directions on the Claim Processing For Group Life Insurance Policies Under Lender-Borrower Group Insurance Schemes in respect of Group Insurance Policies/Schemes administered by the following entities as Group Organisers/Master Policyholders:

1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Regulated Scheduled Commercial Banks
2. NBFCs having Certificate of Registration from RBI.
3. National Housing Board (NHB) regulated Housing Finance Companies.

The Authority is in receipt of a request seeking inclusion of Scheduled Co-operative Banks, Primary Cooperative Banks, State Co-operative Credit Societies and MFIs registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 or section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 in the above list.

On examination of the request, in partial modification to the referred Circular, the Authority has decided to replace 1 above as RBI regulated Scheduled Commercial Banks with RBI regulated Scheduled Banks (including Co-operative Banks).

All other conditions mentioned in the above circular remain unchanged.

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