As a part of the Webinar Series on “Financial Services and Inclusion”, KSRM organized a talk for the students of MBA (RM), MBA (ABM) and PGDCD on 1st August, 2020. Mr. Sumit Satyen, Vertical Head of Rural Business, Bajaj Allianz GIC Ltd, was the speaker for the webinar series, who belongs to the first batch of KSRM.
His talk focused on insurance, still considered as an unexplored area in the rural sector. Mr. Sumit shared about the basic concepts of Insurance, the global as well as the Indian scenario with a specific focus on general insurance. He shared how modern agricultural practices, requirement of additional capital in agro based economy and RBI guidelines on priority sector lending has led to a growth in agriculture insurance. He then discussed about the huge opportunities that are there for the students of Rural Management as well as agri-business management in the insurance sector. Mr. Sumit specifically highlighted the opportunities in technical, non- technical and support functions. He also shared about his fond memories at KSRM and extended his support to students for any kind of professional engagement.
The talk was coordinated by Prof. Srilata. Prof. V. Venkatakrishan also shared his experiences with the first batch and how other students from the batch are doing commendable work in their respective domain areas.