Girish Kulkarni, MD & CEO at Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co., confidently says the next decade belongs to the insurance industry and predicts 25% growth. Major growth will come from semi-urban and rural markets as these areas remain untapped. He strongly believes awareness and communication is crucial for further expansion. Girish firmly believes the target set to achieve $1bn valuation for 2020 will be achieved in March 2018. At the same time they have set a milestone of $5bn valuation by 2025.