The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. is a government owned general insurance company, which engages in the provision of insurance services. It operates through the following business segments: Fire, Marine, Motor, Crop, Health, and Others. The Fire segment offers fire and special perils insurance; business interruption insurance; and large risk package insurance policies. The Marine segment comprises of marine cargo insurance; hull and machinery insurance; and offshore oil and energy insurance products. The Motor segment covers liability only (third party) policies and comprehensive motor (third party and own damage) policies. The Crop segment consists of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana farmers package insurance; weather based crop insurance; unified package insurance schemes; and horticulture or plantation insurance. The Health segment involves individual health products such as mediclaim, floater, and mediclaim products; corporate (group) health insurance products; and personal accident products and schemes. The Others segment pertains to liability insurance; engineering insurance; aviation insurance; nuclear insurance; fidelity guarantee and burglary insurance; householder insurance; and insurance specific commercial insurance. The company was founded by Dorabji Tata on July 23, 1919 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
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