crop insurance

Irdai asks insures for easy crop insurance claim settlement, use of vernacular language

Irdai, in a circular, said there is a need for effective implementation of crop insurance schemes.

Mar 25, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Odisha farmers to get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said 11.61 lakh farmers across the state will get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance for Kharif season of 2015.

Nov 23, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Govt taps KVKs to create awareness on crop insurance scheme

The Centre is making a concerted push to create awareness among farmers about the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojan (PMFBY) at 583 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs).

Apr 04, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Arun Jaitley launches crop insurance schemes

Terming agriculture as "absolutely critical to the country`s economy," union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched the "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana" and "Unified Package Insurance Scheme".

Mar 22, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

CAG finds anomaly in crop loan interest subvention claims

Noticing discrepancies in crop loan interest subvention claims in Odisha, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said Odisha State Cooperative Bank failed to adhere to the guidelines and claimed excess interest subvention of Rs 263.55 crore

Mar 21, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

PM to meet banks, insurance companies on crop insurance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet top officials of all banks and insurance companies this week in Mumbai to discuss the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana.

Mar 20, 2016, 11:29 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi addresses farmers' rally in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday on a day-long visit during which spoke at a farmers` rally.

Feb 18, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das hails PM crop insurance scheme

Terming the union Cabinet's approval of Prime Minister's Crop Insurance scheme as historic, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Wednesday said it is the "best ever" scheme for farmers.

Jan 13, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

Govt clears 'life transforming' Rs 17,600-cr new crop insurance scheme for farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the scheme wherein the Centre will provide Rs 8,800 crore annually to make up for almost all of the premium for the crop insured, as a move "that will transform the lives of the farmers in a big way".

Jan 13, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

Farmers to get free SMS on extreme weather conditions

The government on Thursday launched a free SMS service called 'Nowcast' to provide alerts on extreme weather conditions like hailstorm every three hours to over one crore registered farmers on their mobile phones.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

New crop insurance scheme to be unveiled this year: Radha Mohan Singh

The government will launch a new crop insurance scheme with a clause guaranteeing minimum income to cultivators in case of a natural calamity, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said.

Jun 16, 2015, 22:52 PM IST

Centre pitches for affordable premium under crop insurance

The Centre is examining the issue of rising premiums under the existing crop insurance programme, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

Satellite-based data to improve crop insurance for farmers: Maharashtra CM

In view of the rising incidence of farmers' suicides and delay in settlement of insurance schemes, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said a pilot project of satellite-based survey at field-level to improve crop insurance schemes will cover 500 villages.

May 27, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Parkash Singh Badal wants Centre to introduce crop insurance

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the central government should introduce a crop insurance scheme at the earliest to protect farmers from losses due to vagaries of weather.

Apr 12, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Rains hit crops, farmers tensed

Farmers across the country are tensed after unseasonal rain has damaged the crops.

Mar 31, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Gujarat MLA moves HC seeking payment of crop insurance

Seeking crop insurance pay-out for farmers of his constituency, Kandhal Jadeja, MLA from Kutiyana in Porbandar district, has moved the Gujarat High Court.

May 09, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Drought-hit farmers getting crop insurance: Minister

Jharkhand Cooperative
and Minority Welfare Minister Haji Hussain Ansari on Friday said
disbursement of Rs 220 crore towards crop insurance to farmers
would be completed within two months.

Feb 04, 2011, 22:33 PM IST

Rosaiah urges PM to release Rs 356.58-cr crop insurance

Andhra CM K Rosaiah has requested PM Manmohan Singh to immediately release Rs 356.58-crore from the Centre towards
payment of insurance claims to farmers who suffered crop loss due to recent floods and drought in the state.

Oct 27, 2009, 14:10 PM IST