KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The government is planning to insure an amount of Rs 2 million to all those involved in election process in case of personal accidents or external attack during the elections to be held on November 20.
KATHMANDU, August 15: At a time when Nepali insurance companies are largely focused on expanding their business in Bagmati Province, the finance minister has reiterated the government’s priority to increase insurance accessibility in rural areas.
KATHMANDU, June 12: Lawmakers participating in a discussion under the ministry-wise headings of the Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year 2022/23 in the House of Representatives today put their views on many issues in the budget.
KATHMANDU, May 12: Three life insurance companies—Prime Life, Union Life and Gurans Life—signed an agreement for merger on Thursday. Provided the merging of these insurers is materialized, it will be the first merger in the life insurance business of the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Insurance companies collected A premium amount of Rs 90.01 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year - 14.41 percent more than the amount collected during the same period last year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The government has increased the wage of workers involved in the schemes under the Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP). Workers’ perks and benefits have increased and their accidental insurance has been made mandatory with the cabinet meeting held on the first week of January amending the PMEP Operational Guideline-2075 BS.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The Insurance Board last year launched insurance against COVID-19 pandemic with much hype, but the government bodies have left insured COVID-19 patients in lurch as they fail to settle insurance claims worth more than Rs 11 billion.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Insurance businesses and cooperatives with larger transactions are now required to abide by the anti-money laundering (AML) system as the regulators of these sectors have asked these businesses to come within the framework from the fiscal year 2021/22.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The government is subsidizing 50 percent of the premium charge to families purchasing insurance policies against COVID-19. However, the individuals wishing to be insured against the pandemic have to fulfill the stringent conditions maintained by the Corona Insurance Standard 2020 to receive the government subsidy.
Britain has announced a 500 million-pound ($647 million) fund to help television and film companies restart productions after companies complained they were unable to get insurance because of the coronavirus pandemic.
DHADING, Sep 1: The farmers of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality located in the northern area of the district are reliant on yak farming for several generations. However, in a lack of livestock insurance, they are prone to suffer heavy losses from time to time.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 30: In view of implementing the 'Beti Bachau, Beti Padhau' (save girl, educate girl) campaign launched by Province 2 government, Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut on Saturday announced that the provincial government will cover the cost of insurance worth Rs 100,000 for every girl born from mid-January onward.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: In May, the government had made commitment to increase insurance coverage of passengers and provide third party insurance for public transportation. But it is a commitment that, like many others, needs to be fulfilled.
JUMLA, September 24: Peru Kami of Tatopani Rural Municipality-6 visited the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) after stones were seen in his gall bladder. When doctors recommended to him to undergo a surgery, Kami feared that he wouldn't be able to cover the expenses.
The issue of health insurance used to be hot cake in the parliament, among bureaucrats, politician, academicians, policy makers and media people including the elite public but at present, nobody raised the issue anymore.
RUPANDEHI, Aug 27: In an attempt to curb child marriage and change people's negative thinking toward daughters, two local units in the district of Rupandehi have introduced insurance programs for girl children.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Beema Samiti on Sunday announced the establishment of Beema Training Institute that aims to provide insurance literacy to stakeholders. The institute, opened in partnership with insurance companies, has a paid-up capital of Rs 10 million.
WASHINGTON, July 8: The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed.
Tourists hiking in Nepal's Himalayan mountains are being pressured into costly helicopter evacuations at the first sight of trouble by guides linked to powerful brokers who are making a fortune on "unnecessary rescues", industry insiders say.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Reliance Life Insurance has come up with a new product, Reliance Term Plan, for individuals aged 16 years and above. The plan aims to provide financial stability and protection to family members of the policy holder at a nominal affordable premium, according to a statement issued by the company.
KATHMANDU, May 8: Public transport operators are now demanding ‘unlimited insurance’ to meet the additional cost of treatment for injured passengers or third party damages, on top of coverage by insurance policies.
KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoWERI), Barshaman Pun, has said that 'third-party' insurance could be helpful in minimizing the financial losses from electrical accidents.
POKHARA, March 4: The Beema Samiti (BS) has made it mandatory for insurance companies to reach out to rural areas and open branches in local administrative units, in line with the Nepal Rastra Bank’s instruction to the banks and financial institutions to compulsorily open their branches in the local units.