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Mortality of Indian Assured Lives

J R Joshi L P Venkataraman This paper attempts to investigate and analyse the rates of mortality of assured lives in life insurance business in India, It briefly touches upon the, situation as prevailed before the nationalisation of life insurance business and then traces the changes in mortality rates in more recent times. Its findings are that there is a distinct improvement in the rates of mortality of assured, lives during the last forty years which, in certain age groups, even compares favourably with the rates of improvement of mortality of assured lives in a far more advanced country like BritainBut the rates of mortality as prevailed in India were such as there was possibly little scope but for improvement.

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