This project has been a great learning experience for me; at the same time it gave me enough scope to implement my analytical ability. Tata Group is one of the India's largest and most respected business groups. Tata Group's name is synonymous with India's industrialization. Tata AIG Insurance Solutions is one of the leading insurance companies that provide both life insurance as well as general insurance. This pioneer company is a joint collaboration between the American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and Tata Group. They own the company in the ratio of 26:74. It is a leading financial institution that has carved a niche for itself all over the world. Tata AIG Insurance Company is having different insurance policies. At the end of the project people will be knowledgeable about various insurance organizations and different products taking into considerations hundred sample sizes in Ahmedabad city. Project is on the market potential study of Tata AIG Insurance Company in Ahmedabad city. To get to know a questionnaire has been prepared which contains open ended and close ended questions. Firstly pilot study has been done through hundred questionnaires. For collecting the data field survey method, personal interview technique has been used. Secondary data has been collected from the company. The data collected are represented into suitable tabular forms for drawing inferences. Quantitative techniques like averages, percentages, range, two-way tables, chi- square tests analysis has been applied as per the requirement. The level of preference, perception of the customers about the product and company were identified by means of a scoring scheme. For the representation of data various charts and graphs are used as per requirement. .
INTRODUCTION TO INSURANCE
"Insurance is a contract between two parties whereby one party called insurer undertakes in exchange for a fixed sum called premiums, to pay the other party called insured a fixed amount of money on the happening of a certain event." Insurance may be described as a social device to reduce or eliminate risk of life and property. Under the plan of insurance, a large number of people associate themselves by sharing risk, attached to individual. With the help of Insurance, large number of people exposed to a similar risk makes contributions to a common fund out of which the losses suffered by the unfortunate few, due to accidental events, are made good. Insurance is a tool by which fatalities of a small number are compensated out of funds collected from plenteous. Gradually as competition increased benefits given by industry to its customers increased by leaps and bounds. Insurance is a basic form of risk management which provides protection against possible loss to life or physical assets. Person who seeks protection against such loss is termed as insured, and company that promises to honor claim, in case such loss is actually incurred by insured, is termed as Insurer. In order to get insurance, insured is required to pay to insurance company a certain amount called premium. Premium is collected by insurance companies which acts as trustee to pool created through contributions made by persons seeking to protect themselves from common risk. Any loss to the insured in case of happening of an uncertain event is paid out of this pool. Insurance business is divided into four classes:
· Life Insurance
· Miscellaneous Insurance.
· Insurance provides:
· Protection to investor.
· Accumulation of savings.
· Channeling these savings into sectors needing huge long term investment.
1.2. FUNCTION OF INSURANCE:
Provide protection: The primary function of insurance is to provide protection against future risk, accidents and uncertainty. Insurance cannot check the happening of the risk, but can certainly provide for the losses of risk. Insurance...