149 lakh crop insurance policy holder farmers will get benefit
The PM Fasal Bima Yojana was launched by sowing Kharif crops. In this scheme, the crops of the farmers will be protected so that any damage that is caused to the crops as a result of natural disasters will be paid for.
To do this, the information on the policy of insurance will be provided to farmers in plain English. This will help the farmers.
In the meantime, the Rajasthan government has begun a campaign to promote insurance for crops. In this regard crops insurance vehicles, they were detained in the past few days.
Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria flagged off 35 crop insurance vehicles. At the time the minister said that with this van’s campaign, the farmers’ insurance policy will be extended across the rural villages and dhanis within the state.
It is important to note that in this case, the crops insurance week will take place through July 7, across the entire country.
15 thousand 800 crore rupees were paid to the farmers
At this time, the Agriculture Minister stated in the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana the 149 lakh farmers who have insurance policies will receive crops that are worth more than the amount.
In the distribution of insurance claims. 39 lakhs and 56 thousand were allotted during Kharif 2021. 25 lakh of farmers will be covered under insurance policies distributed in Rabi from 2021 to 2022.
Crop insurance information and policy will be given to farmers
The Minister of Agriculture said that while he was pleased that the State Government distributed the policy through the organization of camps in villages in Kharif 2021 The Central Government has also started the distribution of crop policies across the country. Has decided.
The decision was made in Kharif 2022, and information relating to crop insurance was distributed to farmers in Tehsils and villages across the state, through a total of 284 cars.
Crop insurance chariots of 204 were dispatched by District Collectors throughout the districts. By using the van, farm owners will get informed of the scheme in plain language.
Additionally, public awareness about the policy will take place across all Gram Panchayats via Kisan Pathshala.
Through this campaign, vital details such as the amount of insurance and types of crops covered, and the total amount of insured area will be provided to farmers to link them to the insurance scheme for crop protection until July 31.
Special promotion will be done in UP and Uttarakhand
The prime minister’s Fasal Bima Yojana campaign will be promoted by special public relations vehicles.
The campaign will be running until July 7, in Uttarakhand until July 10th on the 10th of July in Aligarh within UP.
The principal goal of the campaign is to make farmers in this state informed of the program. The campaign will be extended until the 10th of July when public awareness will be given to 150 villages in the district by using vehicles for publicity.
For more information, we inform you of the fact that Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited is authorized to run this program.
Farmers can obtain assurance for Kharif crops such as Paddy Bajra, Arhar, and Maize till the 31st of July.
What is PM Fasal Bima Yojana (Fasal Bima Yojana)
In the Pradhan Mantri Foundation Bhima Yojana, the government will pay the compensation provided by the government to the crop that is damaged because of natural causes like flood and rain, landslide drought, etc., or insect-borne illnesses.
To prevent this, farmers need to be registered with the scheme for insurance. Farmers with insurance should their crop be damaged, will gain the benefits of insurance protection by contacting the insurance company within 72 hours.
Which Kharif crops can be insured by farmers
Kharif crops include jowar bajra and maize, as well as moong, urad, tur gram, and soybean, as well as paddy, til, Kaps moth, and groundnut. Farmers will be able to be insured for Kharif crops until July 31.
What are the benefits to farmers by insuring crops
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana offers financial protection against numerous risks associated with sowing crops until harvest time.
In the scheme of insurance for crops farmers are compensated for damage caused by floods hail, storms, or heavy downpours. To receive this compensation the farmer has to ensure the crop.
Special Features of PM Fasal Bima Yojana (Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana)
- PM Fasal Bima Yojana’s launch was on January 13, 2016.
- In this plan, Kharif, Rabi commercial crops as well as Kharif are covered. Within 10 days after sowing, the insurance company needs to inform you of the crop you’ve planted within your fields.
- Farmers are required to pay a fee of 2 percent on Kharif crops, and 1.5 percent on Rabi crops.
- The premium rate is fixed at 5 percent for commercial, annual, and other horticultural crops. The rest is covered by the state.
- In this scheme, the government will pay more than 80 percent of the money provided by the government as a subsidy.
- In the event of natural disasters in the event of natural disaster, the insurance company will be compensated for the damage. In this case, the farmer is required to notify the insurance company at least 72 hours before a crop failure.
- Under the scheme for crop insurance, it is only possible to receive compensation for losses to the crop that exceed 33 percent.
- The date of the last insurance for the Kharif crop has been set as 31 July 2022.