August 10, 2020

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In short, digital marketing is the act of using

After witnessing year-on-year drop in premiums for the last four months, companies are finally in the green. New business premium (NBP) of life insurers grew 6.86 per cent in July to Rs 22,986 crore, compared to Rs 21,509 crore in the corresponding period a year ago. It was, largely driven by private insurers’ performance.

Private insurers, 23 in total, amassed NBP to the tune of Rs 7,815 crore in July, up 26 per cent from Rs 6,197 crore in the same period last year. State-owned behemoth – Corporation – was still in the red, with 0.92 per cent drop in NBP to Rs 15,170.95 crore in July 2020, compared to Rs 15,311.87 crore.

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NBP is the premium acquired from new policies for a particular year.

infrastructure projects worth almost Rs 1,300 crore, to be executed through 2,282 primary cooperative societies, were launched on Sunday.

This is part of the Modi government’s ambitious programme to extend financing facility of around Rs 1 trillion over the next few years to farmer groups and individuals. The financing will be extended to create viable post-harvest infrastructure in villages and generate jobs.

Launching, the infrastructure fund, Prime Minister said on Sunday that the country does not face problems in farm production but in post-harvest losses. Therefore, efforts are being made to strengthen post-harvest infrastructure facilities and ensure better income for farmers.

Legal hurdles are being removed and major push for agri-reforms are being given to encourage investment in rural India for creating post-harvest linkages, he added.

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The price of Shankar 6, the benchmark cotton, is around Rs 15,800 per bale. Soybean, at the benchmark Indore market, is trading at Rs 3,869 per quintal…