Co-founder of PolicyBazaar “Yashish Dahiya” Biography: Family, Life, Career and More

Yashish Dahiya, group chief executive officer & co-founder of PolicyBazaar. Here is checking out Co-founder of PolicyBazaar “Yashish Dahiya” Biography: Family, Life, Career and More

About Yashish Dahiya

  • Yashish Dahiya is also known as ironman because he completed Ironman triathlon in less than 12 hours.
  • He swam 3.86km, cycled 180km and ran 42 km to complete this triathlon held in Kalmar in Sweden.
  • He is a fitness freak and it is because of an incident that took place with his friend.
  • He lost his school friend due to some health issue and alcoholism. After this, he forms a fitness group.
  • He loves to spend his free time in running and cycling.
  • His day starts at 3.30 am so that he can get enough time for a workout.

Educational qualification

  • Yashish Dhaiya is an engineer.
  • He studied B.Tech from IIT, Delhi.
  • He also holds a post-graduate diploma in management from IIM, Ahmedabad.
  • He also studied MBA from INSEAD.






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Managing Director



  • Spouse Shikha Dahiya
  • Children Adit & Diya
  • LinkedIn profile

  • To contact over email try writing to



  • Policybazaar, it is a platform that deals in the insurance sector.
  • Previously insurance policies were mainly sold by agents, in general, people were completely dependent on agents for choosing the best insurance policies for themselves.
  • Policybazaar provides a platform(website and app) where people can compare various insurance policies from different insurance companies.
  • Previously, it was started as a platform for comparing various insurance policies and plans but with time it has changed its aura from comparing to selling and comparing various insurance policies and plans.
  • In 2015, Policybazaar has also launched its app for Android and Ios users.
  • Policybazaar provides all types of insurance plans like life insurance, travel insurance, health insurance, travel insurance as well as group insurance.
  • Headquarter-Gurugram, Haryana
  • Founder-Yashish Dahiya, Alok Bansal and Avaneesh Nirjar
  • Founding year– June 2008


IRDA(Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India ) regulates the insurance web aggregation business of PolicyBazaar.

Policybazaar registered as an insurance web aggregator under the Insurance Web Aggregator Regulation,2017.


  • Drivers of Digital-Inkspell awards 2018
  • Financial Express Best Bank awards 2019
  • India PR & Communications Awards 2018
  • Moneytech Awards 2017
  • BML Munjal Award 2017
  • The Digital Insurer Global Livefest Award 2018
  • Iconic IDC  Insight Award 2015
  • Economic Times Brand Equity Kaleido Award 2019

Customer Support

  • For Policybazaar customer support, the toll-free number is 1800-208-8787.
  • Existing customer of the company  can reach out to them at 1800-258-5970  through their registered mobile number 
  • For queries and complaints, you can also email  to

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