Innovation and Disruption are causing a paradigm shift in the Indian insurance industry today.
The industry is expected to touch USD 280B by 2020. With the advent of InsurTech, Blockchain, Big Data, AI, IoT, AR amidst changing consumer preferences — there has been a holistic approach to insurance automation, challenging the traditional concepts making insurance a battleground of the old and the new.
The insurance penetration in India is only 3.7% as a percentage of GDP compared to the World average of 7%. However, changes in the demographics, technology and business models have opened up a plethora of opportunities for the Indian insurance industry which is growing at a rate of 11% annually. This has marked the beginning of breaking out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, enabling insurers to expand into more ecosystems than ever before.