CONCLAVE ON AUGMENTING INDIAN INSURANCE SECTOR FOR GREATER COVERAGE AND INCLUSION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES


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The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities and Niti Aayog jointly organized a landmark conclave on “Augmenting Indian Insurance Sector for Greater Coverage and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities” on November 3, 2023. This event brought together a diverse group of stakeholders to address the pressing need for improved insurance coverage for Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) in India.

The conclave witnessed active participation from esteemed organizations including the World Bank, Melbourne University, Department of Economic Affairs, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Department of Finance Services, and various others. This collaborative effort aimed to explore innovative strategies and solutions to enhance insurance coverage for Persons with Disabilities in India.

During the conclave, attendees had the opportunity to share and discuss best practices from around the world, drawing inspiration from countries like Switzerland, Australia, Brazil, and Indonesia. These international insights provided a valuable foundation for discussions on how to adapt and implement effective policies and practices within the Indian context.

The conclave served as a vital platform for promoting greater financial inclusion and security for Persons with Disabilities in India.

Government and the stakeholders participants remain committed to advancing this cause and ensuring that individuals with disabilities have access to comprehensive insurance coverage that supports their unique needs.

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