Chennai, August 27, 2018: HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, India’s leading non-life insurer, launched the 3rd season of their Insurance Awareness Award Quiz today with the first Semi-Final round in Chennai. The team from Bethel MHS School won the Semi Final round in Chennai city, competing against 32 schools from Chennai. The winning team from Chennai will compete against 8 school teams from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and Ranchi in the Grand Finale to be held in Mumbai on 27th September 2018.
Last year, Padma SeshadriBalaBhavan School from Chennai won the HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – 2017, which was held in Mumbai last year.
As a part of the insurance awareness drive and a prelude to the quiz, HDFC ERGO representatives conducted town halls in schools to impart basic knowledge on insurance, thereby helping students understand insurance as a life skillset. With this drive, HDFC ERGO reached out to more than 6,200 students of class 8th and 9th in Chennai, covering many leading schools like St. Joseph Anglo Higher Secondary School, Little Flower, Krishnaswamy Senior Secondary School, BharathaVidayala Mat Higher Secondary School& many more.
Talking about the Chennai City Semi-Final Round of the HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz, Mr. MehmoodMansoori, Member of Executive Management & Group Head, HDFC ERGO General Insurance said, “The HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz, is a drive to impart the insurance knowledge to the Generation Z, by making it fun in the form of quiz. In this 3rd season, we aim to reach out to more than 50,000 students across the 9 cities in the country. We are overwhelmed to witness the participation and preparation of the students in the first Semi-Final Round held in Chennai.”
The HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz is an awareness drive with the motive to take insurance knowledge among students across the country through an interesting format of a Quiz.
About HDFC ERGO:
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company is a 51:49 joint venture between Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC), India’s premier Housing Finance Institution, and ERGO International AG the primary insurance entity of the Munich Re Group of Germany. In August 2017, with IRDAI approval for the merger of HDFC ERGO General Insurance Co. Ltd. with HDFC General Insurance Ltd. (formerly Known as L&T General Insurance Co. Ltd.), the Company marked the first merger in the General Insurance sector. The merged entity, known as HDFC ERGO General Insurance Co. Ltd., is the third largest General Insurance provider in the private sector.
HDFC ERGO offers products like Motor, Health, Travel, Home and Personal Accident Insurance in the retail space and customized products like Property, Marine and Liability Insurance in the corporate space through its vast network of 122 branches, spread across 106 cities and a wide distribution network.