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Gram panchayats directed to set aside rice for the needy

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Implementation of PMFBY, 04/08/2017. State-wise details of farmers covered, area covered, premium collected, claims paid and number of farmers benefitted during last one year under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) are annexed.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Insurance of Crops, 04/08/2017. All food crops, oilseeds and pulses and annual commercial/horticultural crops are eligible for coverage under yield based crop insurance schemes and weather based scheme. In addition, perennial horticultural crops are also covered under weather based scheme. It is for the States/Union Territories to notify/select the scheme and crops/areas for purposes of crop insurance. State and Union Territory-wise coverage in terms of area/sum insured is at Annexure-I.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) deals with action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in their Thirty-Fourth Report on the subject 'State of Rural / Agricultural Banking and Crop Insurance' of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Services) which was presented Lo

For farmers, a uniform 2 per cent premium rate on sum insured (SI) for all kharif or monsoon season foodgrains and oilseeds, while 1.5 per cent for rabi winter crops and 5 per cent for annual comme

Under the Fasal Bima Yojana, the Centre paid its share of the premium, and the state was to pay Rs 100 crore.

The low sum insured as compared to the scale of finance in Rajasthan said to be the culprit

NEW DELHI: Strongly contesting the charge of the Congress and a report of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) that private insurance companies have made huge profits from the PM Crop Insur

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released the first detailed independent evaluation and analysis of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) – government’s flagship national agricultural insurance programme.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released the first detailed independent evaluation and analysis of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) – government’s flagship national agricultural insurance programme. Across the world, agriculture insurance is recognised as an important part of the safety net for farmers to deal with the impacts of extreme and unseasonal weather due to climate change.

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