The seven stand-alone private sector health insurance companies clocked Rs 1,115.75 crore premium in September this year, up 21.6 per cent from Rs 917.38 crore in the year-ago period.
The rest two specialised PSU insurers — Agricultural Insurance Company of India and ECGC — saw a decline of 12.2 per cent in their premium income at Rs 3,302.02 crore compared to Rs 3,760.67 crore.
On a cumulative basis, premium collection of all non-life insurers during April-September this fiscal rose by 17.23 per cent to Rs 95,978.99 crore.
The 25 general insurers witnessed 16.84 per cent increase in their combined premium income at Rs 82,802.51 crore, and the seven stand-alone private sector health insurers registered rise of 6.35 per cent to Rs 6,096.98 crore.
The two specialised PSU insurers recorded 8.5 per cent increase in premium at Rs 7,079.50 crore in April-September this fiscal.