India is a popular destination for both holidaymakers and business travellers. Many international organisations have subsidiaries and entities in country too meaning there is a duty of care to protect both local and expatriate employees. Not many people realise that India is viewed by special risks insurers as being an extreme location from a security point of view.
Organised crime groups and opportunistic criminals continue to target domestic businesspeople and in some cases foreign nationals. Mafia-style criminal groups are very common in India and are known to initiate violence against police and civilians, whilst crimes against women frequently occur.
Crisis24 provide expert security insight into contemporary risks in India in this article.
A special risks insurance policy, that combines insurance with security insight before and during a trip is the perfect way to ensure your clients are protected against the diverse risks posed by a modern-day India