• Paperless Insurance and Its Many Benefits

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    The introduction of the Insurance Repository System by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has facilitated the propagation of paperless transactions in the insurance sector. The completely digital method of policy purchase, renewal and claim settlement is all set to give the insurance industry a much-needed boost. The convenience that the Insurance Repository offers is enhanced by the fact that e-Insurance is available to customers completely free of cost.

    What is Insurance Repository?

    The Insurance Repository System is a facility that helps policyholders in purchasing and storing various types of insurance policies in the electronic format, as opposed to the traditional paper document. When the IRDA introduced this facility in 2014, only life insurance policies were included in the first phase of digitisation. As paperless insurance gained traction, the facility was later extended to non-life policies, such as health and motor insurances. Paperless insurance is expected to make savings of more than Rs.100 crore annually for the insurance industry.

    How does it work?

    • The customer accesses an insurance repository web page and enters his/her details. Following this, an e-Insurance account will be created for the user. This is provided free of cost to the customer, as all charges for the same will be borne by the insurance company.
    • The next step is the generation of a unique e-Account number for the user. It should be noted that a customer can only open one e-Account for all his insurance needs.
    • Next, all KYC details are updated in the account. When the customer purchases a new insurance policy , he only needs to furnish the e-Insurance account number, and no separate documentation is required.
    • The IR updates the policy details in the insurance repository, and some of these include the status of premiums, claims, loans, bonuses, net asset value, nominee assignment, annual statements, etc. Following this, all payments and renewal details can be viewed by the customer on this common platform.
    • Insurance agents can also view details of policies that were issued through them on the insurance repository.
    • The customer can opt to get reminders on premium due date through this common platform. Additionally, he/she can view details of discounts and accrued bonuses here.
    • In case a policyholder intends to raise complaints or have some policy-related queries, he can use this platform to communicate with the insurance provider.
    • The system also allows each policyholder to have an authorised representative/beneficiary who will have access to the account simultaneously. This is particularly useful when the beneficiary needs to access policy-related information from the account, in the event of grievous injury or death of the policyholder.

    Paperless insurance has provided policyholders a better experience while purchasing and renewing their insurance policies. The e-Insurance account also lends a layer of automation and transparency to the entire insurance process. The convenience of being able to buy an insurance policy, make payments and avail the policy documents without the hassle of paperwork has made the whole process more streamlined.

    Paperless Insurance and Its Many Benefits Reviews

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    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a two wheeler insurance with ICICI lombard from last 3 months and it is good insurance policy to use. This policy has to be renewed once in 3 years and i pay a premium of Rs 4400. I do not have claim experience so far with this insurance. I have a coverage up to 60-70% which is quite satisfactory.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 24, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good "
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have insured my two wheeler with the ICICI Lombard general insurance company. I have not done any claims with them till now and the premium is around 1100 Rupees. Customer service is not yet aware from my end.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 24, 2018
    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have insured my two wheeler with the Reliance general insurance company. Response is fine one for me with them and the coverage value is around 60000 Rupees. Response is fine one with the Reliance general insurance company.
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      , hyderabad
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    • United India Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a two wheeler insurance with United India Insurance from last 5 years and it is a good insurance policy to use. This policy has to be renewed every year and i pay a premium of Rs 1200 for this insurance. I do not have claim experience so far with this insurance but i am satisfied with the coverage and benefits of this policy.
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      , visakhapatnam
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    • United India Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken Two wheeler insurance with United India Assurance,the premkum account is 1906 per annum,agent will come The policy coverage is 30%,i have no claim experience with them till date.This was taken two years ago.I closed this insurance long back.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 23, 2018
    • HDFC Ergo Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good "
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I am having the two wheeler, which got insured with the HDFC ERGO general insurance company. I would like to say that the customer service is good one with them and the response is also good too. Claims are not yet experienced with the HDFC ERGO general insurance company.
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      , new delhi
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    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      It is good to ensure the two wheeler from the BAJAJ ALLIANZ GENERAL INSURANCE company and , I am renewing the two wheeler insurance policy for the second time. I have paid Rs,1800 to renew the policy last time. The reminders are given on time to renew the policy before the due date from the BAJAJ ALLIANZ GENERAL INSURANCE company.
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      , hyderabad
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    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
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      , bangalore
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    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Excellent"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have two wheeler, which got insured with the Bajaj Allianz general insurance company. Customer service is good one for me and the response is an excellent one for me with the Bajaj allianz general insurance company. I have not experienced any claims as such.
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      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
    • New India Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Policy"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I took bike insurance from new India assurance now it got expired, the old premium was good. The insurance company gave me good IDV value and they got tie up with good garges. They do have cash less option for bike damage, overall its a good insurance company.
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      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good policy to use"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a two wheeler insurance with ICICI lombard from last 3 years and it is a good insurance policy to use. This policy has to be renewed every year and i pay a premium of Rs 2400 for this insurance. I do not have claim experience so far with this insurance but i am satisfied the coverage and plan benefits of this policy.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
    • Tata AIG Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Its Better"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      When I was purchasing new bike they gave me default TATA AIG two wheeler insurance, they told premium was around Rs. 1600 for one year. They are providing third party cover, accidental cover and road side assistance with 100% cover on my Bajaj avenger.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Average"
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      I am having the two wheeler insurance policy with the National Insurance company and the premium value is nominal one for me with them like its around 1500 Rupees. Response and other aspects are also good one with the National Insurance company.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018
    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good Protection"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      ICICI lombard two wheeler premium was around Rs. 1100 for per year, they gives road side assistance, third party cover and no claim bonus. I have Honda Dream Yuga cost of the vehicle was Rs. 62,000. At the time of activation I got the policy copy from the insurance company its good.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018
    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Customer service should be proactive"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
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      , kolkata
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    • Reliance General Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
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      , chennai
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    • Iffco Tokio Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
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      , chennai
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    • Bajaj Allianz Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Better policy to use"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
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      , hyderabad
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    • National Insurance Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Below average"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
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      , bangalore
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    • ICICI Lombard Two Wheeler Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
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      , hyderabad
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