Mumbai, March 14, 2018: As a part of Edelweiss Group’s partnership with the Indian Olympic Association, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance has offered a life Insurance cover of Rs. 50 lakh for each athlete representing India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Edelweiss Financial Services is the principal sponsor for the Indian contingent to 2018 Commonwealth Games, 2018 Asian Games, 2018 & 2019 National Games and 2020 Olympic Games. Indian Olympic Association will be sending a contingent of 227 athletes to 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Commenting on the association, Mr. Deepak Mittal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance said, “It is an honour to support the Indian contingent to the Commonwealth Games. Their sheer determination to excel is an attribute that we at Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance resonate with. We wish Team India all the very best. Be Fearless. Be Unlimited!”
The announcement was made in the presence of international athletes including HS Prannoy (Badminton) Mehuli Ghosh (Shooting), Anuraj Singh (Shooting), Manpreet Singh (Captain, Indian Men’s Hockey Team), Rani Rampal (Captain, Indian Women Hockey Team), Rupinder Pal Singh (Hockey), Savita Punia (Hockey), Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics), Mohd Bobby (Gymnastics), Gaurav Kumar (Gymnastics) and Pranita Das (Gymnastics).
The Edelweiss Group has been a sports evangelist since 2008 and this partnership is an extension of its thought of making India a ‘Pro Sports’ nation. With this long-term commitment, Edelweiss has shown its vision to support India’s agenda towards developing a Pro-Sports ecosystem, in an effort to place India at par with its global peers.
In 2016, Edelweiss Tokio Life had offered a cover worth Rs. 1 crore for athletes representing India at the Rio Olympics and also felicitated the medal winners of Paralympics. India was represented by 121 athletes at the Rio Olympics. In 2014, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance organized a crowd funding initiative for Mary Kom to support the infrastructure needs for her boxing academy in Manipur.
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance takes responsibility of protecting people’s dreams and aspirations and employs its expertise and resources to help them fulfil their dreams and mitigate the hindrances caused by any unforeseen events.
About Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between Edelweiss Financial Services Limited, one of India’s leading and diversified financial services companies and Tokio Marine Holdings Inc, one of the oldest (over 138 years) and largest insurance companies in Japan. Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited launched its Pan India operations in July 2011 offering proprietary need-based solutions to help customers meet their life stage financial goals. This lineage brings together a deep understanding of customer needs and international expertise. The Company is headquartered in Mumbai serving over 1.2 lakh customers through 3447 employees and 26000 Personal Finance Advisors across 121 branches in 91 cities.
- Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited won the “Best Product Innovation” title by ET NOW BFSI Awards 2018
- Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited won the “Best Product Innovation” title by Fintelekt Insurance Awards 2017 & National Award for Excellence in Insurance 2017
- Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited was recognised as the “Best Life Insurer of the Year” by Outlook Money Awards 2016.
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