Star Health To Offer Dollar-Denominated Insurance via GIFT City Branch – News18

Reported By: Namit Singh Sengar
Last Updated: March 21, 2024, 12:05 IST
New Delhi, India
The company plans to launch its international insurance product suite in a phased manner in FY25.
Star Health and Allied Insurance Company (Star Health Insurance), the retail health insurance firm in India, has recently announced that it has been granted registration by IFSCA to establish an IFSC International Office (IIO) at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).
GIFT City is a project of national importance and has become an integral part of India’s growth story.
The company said that it is planning to commence its operations with a branch in GIFT City by the end of March 2024. This move strategically positions Star Health Insurance in the international financial arena, facilitating access to health insurance solutions in US dollars for the global Indian community, the company statement added.
Star Health Insurance’s presence in GIFT City’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), will enable the company to significantly expand its global reach and business.
The company will offer non-resident Indian (NRI) focused insurance that caters to the needs of the global Indian.
Star Health Insurance will also be able to attract foreign inward business as a reinsurer. The company will provide insurance for Indians going abroad and India’s growing international student community.
The company plans to launch its international insurance product suite in a phased manner in FY25.
Anand Roy, MD & CEO, Star Health Insurance, said, “We are excited to mark another milestone in our journey towards qualitative growth. This is a pivotal step in our expansion strategy, extending our reach beyond Indian borders and providing seamless access to our health insurance offerings for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and the global Indian diaspora. Leveraging our extensive network of healthcare partners, we are poised to deliver exceptional service to our policyholders.”


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