According to reports, farmers of nine GPs in the district had claimed insurance for crop loss, of which, claims of three GPs have settled a few months ago.
They want the government to reveal its plans to safeguard them in the event of crop damage and loss of yield from natural calamities.
Cooperation Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak said Rs 723.81 crore out of the total estimated crop insurance claim Rs 1363.26 crore for 2021 kharif season have been released.
Only one farmer out of the 52 who are registered for the YSR Crop Insurance Scheme in his cluster, has received the compensation so far.
Former TDP minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy on Saturday ridiculed the implementation of the free crop insurance scheme by the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government.
Sources said that the over 90,000 farmers had applied for insurance under PMFBY and also paid the premium for around 2 lakh hectare of farmland.
CM Jagan Mohan Reddy stated that as long as the people of the State support him, his government will continue to address their needs with commitment.
The Chief Minister instructed officials to encourage millet farming and focus on their MSP and processing, and asked them to prepare an action plan for the same.
Farmers who paid large sums as insurance premiums ended up receiving a paltry amount as compensation.