Micro Insurance as a Dimension for Financial Inclusion in India through Jansuraksha Scheme: An Empirical Analysis of Statistical Evidence

Article Date Accepted: !dateAccepted; | Article Date Published : 25 December 2016 | Page No.: 436 to 444


Christ University, India Abstract: - Inclusive growth entails comprehensive growth, shared growth, and pro-poor growth. It lessens the fast growth rate of poverty in a country and upsurges the participation of people into the development of the country. Inclusive growth infers an impartial allocation of resources with benefits incurred to every section of the society. But the allocation of resources must be focused on the intended short and long term benefits of the society. Micro insurance is considered as an important instrunment for inclusive growth. With the outset of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan yojana when the government launced the insurance and pension schemes it was considered as a success for the upliftment of the poor and infusing insurance into the lives of the poor. A key aspect of the interest in micro-insurance is to explore ways of significantly increasing the number of poor households belonging to various communities that have access to insurance while enhancing the benefits. This paper is a study to understand how the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyothi Bima yojana is considered as a success for the upliftment of the poor. It analyses how the progress of both these schemes in terms of the growth and progress has increased the inclusiveness of financial services like micro insurance has increased the outreach of these schemes. It is a statistical analysis of the secondary data on the gross enrollment and how it shows that micro insurance still be considered as a important dimension of financial inclusion.

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Issue: Vol 2 No 12 (2016)
Page No.: 436 to 444
Section: Articles
DOI: https://doi.org/10.23958/ijssei/vol02-i12/01

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