If you own a car, you will be already aware of the fact that the government of India has made it mandatory for all vehicles on Indian public roads to have a valid license and insurance in place. Any vehicle without the basic third-party liability insurance can be seized and the owner can be penalised for the same. Due to this mandatory rule, insurance companies in India have made their policies available both online and offline. But, did you know you can get your insurance policy delivered to your doorstep by your postman?
Yes, you heard it right. Starting from the 1st of July, 2021, car owners can get their vehicle insurance from their postmen. India Post by the Indian Post Payment Bank (IPPB) is now all set to sell vehicle insurance for their customers. If you are planning to buy a car or get a new policy in place for your vehicle, you can go to your nearest post office or schedule an appointment with your postman and have him visit your house to get the car insurance policy.
For now, only the districts of Prayagraj and Kasaumbi in Uttar Pradesh are getting benefited by this facility. Soon, the IPPB will be covering all the rural areas of the country. The staff members of the government department that provides banking services and support in rural areas are being trained to sell car insurance online to their customers.
How to avail of their services?
If you are looking to purchase a new insurance policy from IPPB, all you have to do is to get in touch with your nearest post office to schedule a home visit. Or you can also visit their website and raise a service request to get your insurance processed. You can also make use of the toll-free number of IPPB or the Post Info to schedule an appointment with your postman.
Who can avail of their services?
Anybody with an account in the Indian Post Payment Bank can avail of an insurance policy for their four-wheelers from their respective postman. People looking to avail a new insurance policy from IPPB must provide their registration certificate and their previous insurance policy documents to their postman. You can create an account within minutes by providing your Aadhar card details and mobile number to your postman.
How will availing their services benefit you?
If you are a new car owner, all the hassles of paperwork can be slightly overwhelming for you. You can avoid this by getting a policy from the IPPB for it is paperless and there is no paperwork involved. There is no better service than one that provides for you at the comfort of your home, which enhances your insurance policy purchase experience. The insurance policy does not take a long time to process and can be availed instantly.
For now, the districts of Prayagraj and Kausambi can enjoy the benefits of getting their four-wheeler car insurance policy without any hassles at the comfort of their homes.