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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
01 JUL 2019 5:33PM by PIB Delhi
Vehicle Insurance

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) vide order ref” IRDAINL/NL/NTFN/MOTP/91/06/2018 dated 04.06.2019 has changed the Motor Third Party premium rates for private cars and two-wheelers as compared to previous financial year (FY). The details of change in Motor third party premium rates are as under:

 

Vehicle Category

Motor TP Premium Rates (Rs.)

 

2018-2019

2019-2020

Private Cars

Not exceeding 1000 cc

1,850

2,072

Exceeding 1000 cc but not exceeding 1500 cc

2,863

3,221

Exceeding 1500 cc

7,890

7,890

Two Wheelers

Not exceeding 75 cc

427

482

Exceeding 75 cc but not exceeding 150 cc

720

752

Exceeding 150 cc but not exceeding 350 cc

985

1,193

Exceeding 350 cc

2,323

2,323

 

As per the order of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, dated 20th July,2018, IRDAI directed all General insurers (barring the stand-alone health insurers and the specialized insurers) to issue mandatory Long-Term Motor Third Party insurance covers for new cars and new two wheelers (3-year for new cars and 5-year for new two-wheelers) with effect from 1st September, 2018 along with the premium rates to be charged for these policies for the FY 2018-19 vide its circular ref “IRDAI/NL/CIR/MOT/137/08/2018” dated 28th August 2018.

In respect of new cars and new two-wheelers, there is no change in the aforesaid long-term Motor TP premium rates in the FY 2019-20 as compared to FY 2018-19.

           

This was stated by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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