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  • Dr. P. Nandagopal

    Says Dr. P. Nandagopal, Managing Director & CEO, IndiaFirst Life Insurance who has worked for over 25 years in India's leading Banking, Asset Management, Financial Advisory, General and Life Insurance organizations.

  • Mayank Bathwal
    Yes, digital will be increasingly more relevant though it cannot replace the role of a financial planner or advisor. Especially when you are buying long-term and with the savings element in mind, I think one will need advice,
  • Manasije Mishra
    Says Manasije Mishra who joined Max Bupa as CEO from May 1, 2012 spoke at length in an exclusive interview with Harsh Roongta, CEO and Bienu Vaghela, Chief Editor, Apna Paisa in Max India office in New Delhi.
  • Anthony Jacob

    Says Anthony Jacob, CEO of Apollo Munich Health Insurance, an experienced and enthusiastic insurance professional who spearheads Apollo Munich Health Insurance towards achieving the aim of un complicating health insurance for its stakeholders.

  • A. Balasubramanian

    Questions A. Balasubramanian, CEO, Birla Sunlife Asset Management Company in a candid conversation with Harsh Roongta, CEO & Bienu Vaghela, Chief Editor, Apnapaisa.


  • A.Balasubramanian
    Mr. Balasubramanian spoke to Harsh Roongta & Bienu Vaghela of Apnapaisa in a free-wheeling interview touching upon various facets of Mutual Funds industry like the current uncertainties, regulator's role, fixed income plans and how should investors react in present times.
  • Samir Bhatia
    ECIS is headed by Mr. Samir Bhatia, a Chartered Accountant who has acquired wealth of experience over a career spanning 24 years. He is recognized as one of the leading bankers in the country during his stint with leading, successful banks such as Citibank, HDFC Bank and Barclays Bank.
  • M. V. Nair
    Going by the demographics and other projections, India's middle income group is going to rise and more and more people will shift upward on the income pyramid.  This will lead to natural progression towards need for housing, vehicles and other consumer goods, hence the demand for retail loan products is going to increase exponentially, particularly the mortgage loans which will be ten times more than what it was in 2010 - M V Nair, CMD, Union Bank of India.
  • Yogesh Agarwal

    NPS is a low charges scheme. Thus we have realized the fact that this scheme will not take off in the non Government sector, till there is somebody who takes the initiative of marketing this scheme. But the question is who should be given the responsibility of marketing the scheme?  for this and many such questions, tune in to an exclusive conversation with PFRDA Chairperson with Apnapaisa. 

  • Amitabh Chaudhry

    In the recent past, financial savings have shown growth where the share of Insurance is also growing, says Amitabh Chaudhry, CEO & MD, HDFC Life Insurance Co. in an exclusive conversation with Apnapaisa.

  • Dr. Amarnath Ananthnarayan

    Indian customers are becoming more discerning and advisors need to educate them not only about price but also about products and value added services offered by insurers,

  • Anjani Sinha

    E-Gold is a new incarnation of gold, innovated by National Spot Exchange (NSEL), which enables investors to invest their funds into gold in smaller denomination and hold it in demat form

  • S. Sridhar

    Central bank is transforming itself in a big way. The efforts are directed towards increasing our current customer base of  25 million which we have today. We are well equipped technologically and product wise also, the basket is complete.

  • Dr. Damien Marmion

    The industsry should focus on the bigger picture; the current 3% penetration should become 30%, that's where Indian industry needs to reach.

  • Kartik Jain
    Online channel has better acceptance because of the convenience it offers. It is more transparent and provides better control over the process.  We should work towards developing ways and means of growing it.
  • Phil Nolan
    Says, Phil Nolan, MD, Experian Credit Information Company in an exclusive conversation with ApnaPaisa.
  • Dr. P. Nandagopal

    The most important role you at Apna Paisa can play is that of propagating neutrality and you are already doing that. It is a known neutral platform which is basically facilitating what is good for the customer. This is the most significant contribution to the industry, says Dr. P. Nandagopal, CEO, India First Life Insurance in an exclusive conversation with Apna Paisa.

  • Deepak Sood
    "Life insurance is definitely a long term game, but the most important thing for any life insurance company is to maintain their financial wealth for a long period of time for the sake of its policy holders," says Deepak Sood, CEO, Future Generali Life in an exclusive conversation with ApnaPaisa.
  • Keki M. Mistry
    We have faced competition all through particularly in early 2000s ( 2001 - 2004). Every bank in the country, be it PSU banks, Private Sector bank or Foreign banks were aggressive in this segment then. Now it is happening again, but this aggression should not lead to other issues. -Keki Mistry, Vice-Chairman & CEO, HDFC.
  • Harpal Karlcut
    Internet has worked very well for people who are tech savvy but the challenge is to take it to rural population,says Harpal Karlcut, CEO, Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Ltd
  • G.N.Bajpai
    In India, online media will grow at a faster pace as we have young population who are more techno savvy,says G.N. Bajpai, the doyen of Indian Insurance industry in an exclusive conversation with Apna Paisa.
  • R.R.Nair
    See when the rates go down, how many organizations follow that speed in which they move it upwards? There are organizations which have revised the rates twice in a month (upwards), when rates went down, has anybody meticulously followed the same trajectory? R. Ramachandran Nair,MD, LICHFL.-, in a candid Q& A session with Harsh Roongta and Bienu Vaghela of Apnaloan.com
  • Anthony Jacobs
    Having associated with Insurance industry from last 15 years, Jacob can be termed as mastermind for health insurance in India. Passionate about enhancing the cause of health insurance, he is moving on the mission to make Apollo DKV a name to reckon with in health insurance. He assures a really unique bouquet of products for Indian consumer in a short while from now.
  • N.K. Kedia
    Online media has a big scope in India due to presence of huge younger population which is quite computer savvy, who in turn will become decision makers in few years. Hence the Online media has an important role to play in the development of insurance sector. "- N.K. Kedia, Director Marketing, IFFCO TOKIO
  • Nitin Chopra
    The work, which you are doing at ApnaPaisa, is benefiting consumers in a big way as you are giving them host of comparative product information and making sure that people compare price points and other features as well - Nitin Chopra, CEO, Bharti Axa Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Gaurav D Garg
    We are investing in a big way to streamline all our online activities. We want to reach out to whole of Middle class India as upper classes are anyway over served. That is why penetration of non-life insurance is just .6% of GDP as every player is going back to the same customer. In last 10 years it has gone up from .5% to .6% whereas in life it has grown from less than 1% to 4% - Gaurav D Garg, MD & CEO, Tata AIG General Insurance Co.
  • Kapil Mehta
    We would like to raise the standards of life insurance in the country by providing high quality insurance advice and protection products to our customers - Kapil Mehta, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, DLF Pramerica.
  • T R Ramachandran
    A lot of activity is happening on the Internet and it is emerging as an extremely important channel. If you allow for the explanation of the entire process online and make the customer complete the sale online, it will dramatically change the business model - T R Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Aviva Life Insurance India Ltd.
  • Arun Thukral
    Infact owing to information from CIBIL, banks can now process loans faster and make prudent lending decisions. Credit information bureaus actually aide credit penetration -
    Says Arun Thukral, MD, CIBIL in an exclusive interview with ApnaLoan.com
  • Shikha Sharma
    You say that insurance penetration is low, yes, it is and of course, we can increase the penetration level. The good news is that penetration of insurance has increased in the last seven years -
    Says Shikha Sharma, the Managing Director and CEO, ICICI Prudential Life in an exclusive conversation with Harsh Roongta and Bienu Vaghela of ApnaInsurnace.com
  • Sushobhan Sarker
    We have seen that measures taken by the Government since October 2008 have brought in great normalcy and financial stability in the system. One of the primary objectives of the RBI is to maintain financial stability, which has been achieved already, though it would take sometime before we see actual growth happening -
    Says Sushobhan Sarker, Chief Executive, LIC Mutual Fund AMC in an exclusive interview with ApnaInvestment.com
  • R. R.Nair
    It is very difficult to predict the direction and magnitude of price movement on real estate. One can only assume that forces of demand and supply would always apply and price movement would follow accordingly - R. Ramachandran Nair,Director & Chief Executive, LIC Housing Finance Ltd, in a candid Q& A session with Harsh Roongta and Bienu Vaghela of Apnaloan.com
  • Sandeep Bakshi
    The distribution architecture, the coverage, the use of technology and the methods of buying insurance need to change for the deeper penetration and enhanced profitability, says Sandeep Bakshi, the Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Lombard, in a free-wheeling interview with Harsh Roongta and Bienu Vaghela of Apnainsurance.com