Similar SITs had been formed in Delhi, Odisha and Rajasthan, while petitions were pending in Gujarat and Karnataka. In Delhi, the SIT was formed in September 2017.
Kar said the company was utilising the services of professionals, the latest technologies and forensics to verify claims -- verification of accident spots, criminal case records, hospital records, testimony of witnesses and so forth with the aid of technology in motor insurance claims.
"After the formation of the SIT in UP, we have witnessed significant drops in claim intimations; there have been voluntary claim withdrawals as well," said Kar.
The burden from fraudulent claims is ultimately borne by honest people, since rates are increased on the basis of composite losses borne by the companies, Kar added.
ICICI Lombard is the country's largest private sector non-life insurer, on the basis of gross direct premium income in 2016-17.