Insurance Schemes of the Government of India
Publication dateMar, 2011
DetailsReport submitted to the Planning Commission, Government of India
AuthorsMita Choudhury, R. Srinivasan
This study provides an overview of the nature of insurance schemes being supported by the Government of India for the vulnerable sections of the population and highlights the financial implication of operating these schemes. It also examines specific aspects of performance of these schemes and the factors affecting them, and discusses issues related to the extent of overlapping between different insurance schemes of the central government and between schemes of the central government and state governments. Additionally, it discusses some of the problems associated with the design and implementation of these insurance schemes.