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HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL CALCUTTA – The Oriental Assurance Company Building

Oriental Assurance Company Building

During the British rule, the Insurance sector in India was monopolized by the British Insurance Companies and the said British Companies operating India offered policies only to the Europeans. Among all such companies the Oriental Government Security Life Assurance Company was the pioneer to break the system. They started their

HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL CALCUTTA – Royal Insurance Building

Royal Insurance Building Kolkata

During the British rule, the Insurance sector in India was naturally dominated by the British Insurance Companies. However, initially even the British insurance companies were  reluctant to allow their policyholders to travel, let alone to live in the colonies, due to the very high mortality rate resulting from unhygienic  living

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