Delta Life Insurance honored its women agents at the ‘Women Agent Summit-2019’, held at Delta Life Tower in the capital on 17th September, 2019 recognizing their outstanding contribution to promoting micro insurance among the low-income people across the country.
Chairman of Delta Life Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Nuruddin Khan, psc, chaired the program while Human Rights Activist and Former Adviser in the caretaker government Sultana Kamal graced the event as the chief guest. Gokul Chand Das, Member of Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) attended as the special guests. Board of Directors and higher officials of Delta Life were also present during the event.
Adeeba Rahman ACII (UK), Chief Executive Officer of Delta Life gave welcome speech. She said, “Women agents have been contributing 65-70 percent of the total premium earned from the micro insurance program of Delta Life. Women agents have also pioneered in earning single premium endowment. Delta Life has been able to take lead in realizing the mission and vision of National Insurance Policy.”
Starting from 2017, Delta Life has been organizing the annual “Women Agent Summit” regularly to recognize the achievements of women agents in micro insurance. Successful women agents across the country have attended the summit.
Delta Life Insurance Company Ltd, one of the oldest and leading life insurance companies of Bangladesh, has been the pioneer in promoting micro insurance among the low-income families to promote income protection and develop the habit of disciplined savings. For the last 30 years, the company has served more than 2 million families through insurance coverage. Micro insurance has been contributing to financial safety, poverty eradication and woman empowerment in rural areas of Bangladesh.
Skilled agents of Delta Life has been the architect behind the financial inclusion of marginal people through insurance coverage.
Among the champion insurance agents of Delta Life, more than 66% of agents are women. While bringing the marginal people under insurance coverage, the women agents have been able to achieve self-dependency by selling the insurance policy.