November 06, 2019 4:26 pm
Nearly 35 activists entered the Iffco Tokio General Insurance company's office, located in Koregaon Park area, at around 11 am and ransacked the premises before running away, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ravindra Rasal said.
July 12, 2019 2:53 am
Under the proposal, the government is planning to replace the scheme with a separate mechanism under which it will have a special corpus to compensate farmers in the event of crop failure.
June 27, 2019 7:13 am
The PMFBY’s operational guidelines require state governments to carry out at least four CCEs in every village panchayat for every notified crop and submit the yield data to insurance companies within a month from the date of harvest.
December 06, 2018 12:41 am
Elaborating, police said a case of accidental death was registered at Nahan police station on November 20, stating a car had collided with a parapet at Judda Ka Johar and it got completely burnt before police could arrive.
May 24, 2018 12:19 am
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has developed WheatCam, a picture-based insurance (PBI) app that farmers can download on to their smartphones.
September 07, 2017 10:09 pm
Farmers are the backbone of the country. Manufacturers can decide price for their products, but farmers cannot. Farmers are not able to recover cost of production. Therefore, our government is making full effort to improve the lives of farmers."
July 28, 2017 12:05 am
Centre’s crop insurance scheme works, weeding out flaws will help timely payouts
July 27, 2017 5:36 pm
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 commercial and horticultural crops, is the lowest they can hope for.
March 15, 2016 1:52 am
As of now, there are only 11 non-life insurance companies, including the state-owned specialised agriculture insurer Agriculture Insurance Company, which have been empanelled by the government for the implementation of the PMFBY.
February 19, 2016 12:05 am
The PM said all state governments should take a vow to increase farmers’ income two-fold by 2022, the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.