“The industry has typically operated on the backbone of agents and back-channels. Direct business in insurance contributes less than 10 percent to the overall business. The video-based process leverages these relationships rather than replace it,” said Wriju Ray, cofounder of IDfy. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: IRDAI to permit video-based KYC system for insurance companies
Q: How do you manage your office teams now? How are you keeping your staff motivated? Could you share some unique experiences that you have had during these 10 days of the lockdown while dealing with your teams/colleagues or investors?A: As we are all locked up at homes, many living alone, we’ve realised the need to fill a void in the lives of employees. We’re running an internal project called Josh to keep everyone informed, supported and positive. Some of the initiatives are a support program called 'CountOnMe' to keep those living alone in good humour, a learning series called Urban Academy where internal leaders are taking online sessions and an external speaker series called JoshTalks featuring leaders from all walks of life. One of the guests was Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar, the third woman in the Indian Army to be promoted to three-star rank, sharing her stories of dealing with crisis by staying positive. … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | A part of me was refusing to accept the lockdown would be long: Urban Company co-founder Varun Khaitan
But there is a catch. There is not just enough people with these skills and that is one of the biggest challenges the companies are facing right now. The industry employs about 50 lakh people and top five IT firms alone employ close to 10 lakh and hire close to 70,000 to a lakh every year from engineering campuses. … [Read more...] about Reskilling is probably the biggest challenge for the IT companies amid the pandemic
There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Restaurants, catering companies turn to Live Kitchens for small gatherings at home
PUBG Mobile is a game developed by South Korea’s PUBG Corporation. Now you may wonder why a game developed by a South Korean company was banned in India. The answer is: PUBG Mobile India’s franchise was being owned by Chinese multinational technology conglomerate holding company, Tencent Games. … [Read more...] about PUBG unban in India: Company axes China connection, will Centre now allow the mobile game?