National Insurance Company Ltd (NICL), a state-owned general insurance company headquartered in Kolkata, has received fresh allocations to roll out 163 business centres under the financial inclusion (FI) programme by the end of this financial year. Of this, nearly 153 business centres will be set up in Tier II to Tier IV areas.
NICL had received approval from the Centre to open 506 business centres and offices under the financial inclusion programme in February 2013, has already opened 189 business centres as on June 30, 2013, said a press statement issued by NICL.
The company has set up business centre hubs across the country to monitor the day-to-day activities of the business centres, the release said. NICL paid a dividend of Rs 139 crore for FY13 to the Centre.
NICL also conducting the common written examinations for the recruitment of Assistant and Administrative Officers (AO) for four state-owned general insurance companies.