crop insurance

Andhra Pradesh: 9.48 lakh farmers get Rs 1,252 crore for losses in 2019

During the previous government, for availing the insurance scheme, the farmers have to pay their share, while both State and Central governments used to pay their share.

published on : 16th December 2020

9.48 lakh Andhra farmers to get Rs 1,252 cr crop insurance claims for Kharif 2019

The stage is set for the payment of crop insurance claims to the farmers for Kharif 2019 under the Free Crop Insurance Scheme on Tuesday. 

published on : 15th December 2020

Sharp rise in crop insurance in Tiruchy due to Cyclone Nivar, awareness campaigns

This year, Cyclone Nivar forced many farmers to insure their crops. "As heavy rainfall was forecast for the district, farmers in delta blocks feared inundation and insured the crops," said a farmer.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Crop insurance to be paid to Andhra Pradesh farmers on December 15 

During a debate on aquaculture and other Bills in the State Assembly on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the State government will pay Rs 1,227 crore towards insurance claims for 2019 on December 15. 

published on : 2nd December 2020

Insure your crops immediately: Agriculture Department to farmers

The Agriculture Department has issued advisories to farmers of southern districts to safeguard crops from heavy wind and enrol in crop insurance scheme immediately.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Crop insurance claims to be settled in 1-2 months: CM Jagan

He pointed out that even claims from 2012 were not settled until the YSRC government came to power.

published on : 1st December 2020

Revamped crop insurance covers more farmers

The State government has revamped the crop insurance scheme with an objective to cover more farmers and see that there is no financial burden on the farmers to pay the premium. 

published on : 30th November 2020

Agriculture ministry seeks DGCA nod for taking drone-based crop images in 100 districts

The official mentioned that the drone-based images are one of the important inputs in the models for crop yield estimation and validation.

published on : 17th November 2020

Enrolment for crop insurance in full swing in TN, farmers advised to avoid last minute rush

"During the special season, natural calamities like cyclones and excessive rainfall may occur and this may lead to crop loss. The farmers can avoid losses if they insure their crops," said an official

published on : 13th November 2020

Free Crop Insurance a big boon to farmers in Andhra Pradesh

No. of farmers enrolled for scheme went up from 16.7 lakh in 2018 to 25.7 lakh in 2019; it is expected to increase further.

published on : 12th October 2020

Villagers allege scamming of Rs 15 lakh from PM's Crop Insurance Relief fund in Tamil Nadu

The villagers suspected the role of VAO who is authorised to issue ‘adangal’, a mandatory document to insure crops.

published on : 18th September 2020

Madhya Pradesh farmers to get Rs 4,688 crore in PM crop insurance scheme

Talking to reporters, Patel said the amount will be transferred into farmers' accounts by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan "with a single click".

published on : 6th September 2020

Centre extends crop insurance premium deadline in five Madhya Pradesh districts 

Due to heavy rains and floods, farmers in 15 districts of the state were unable to pay the premium in time.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Crop insurance premium may change in PMFBY 2.0

Under the new farm insurance scheme which is also considered as PMFBY 2.0, the government made major changes making it optional for farmers.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Tamil Nadu farmers decry cut in crop insurance premium subsidy

Small and marginal farmers who avail loan from banks would be thinking their crop would be automatically insured and would fail to pay premium.  

published on : 21st February 2020
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