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Ahead of NDA meet: Nitish Kumar scraps PM's insurance scheme, launches new plan for Bihar farmers

June 06, 2018 2:30 pm

The June 7 meeting between NDA constituents in Bihar is being seen as a show of unity ahead of 2019 polls. Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has denied any tiff between BJP and JDU.

Look who’s cashing in on crop insurance plan-insurance firms

August 28, 2017 5:41 am

Insurers did not lose much money on claims made by farmers either, as 80-85 per cent of the premium is reinsured with reinsurance companies.

PMFBY: Companies paid 6,624 crore crop insurance claims

August 13, 2017 2:33 am

The PMFBY was launched in January 2016 replacing the older schemes to ensure farmers pay less premium and get full and early settlement of the claims 22,344.93 crore gross premium collected during the 2016-17 crop year.