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Plough’s share

Subsidy for crop insurance is preferable to fertiliser, power or farm credit. But Centre should bear the full cost for the scheme.

Insurance firms earn Rs 15,795 crore under PMFBY in 2 years: Haryana-based RTI activist

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had unveiled the crop insurance scheme against loss on account of natural calamities, in January 2016. As per the scheme, the farmers have to pay 2 per cent of the premium for Kharif crops, while 1.5 per cent for Rabi crops, while balance is paid by the state and Centre.

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Farmers wait up to 18 months for claims

Two years after the launch of the PMFBY, majority of farmers are still not aware of the scheme.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Govt to set new guidelines for crop insurance scheme

January 31, 2019 has been fixed as the deadline for settlement of claims from Kharif in 2017, said the official who was participating in a seminar on ‘Sustainable agriculture insurance’ organised by GIC Re.

Gujarat govt creates 6 clusters for PMFBY; appoints four insurance cos for Kharif 2018

The PMFBY scheme is compulsory for all the farmers including share croppers, tenant farmers growing notified crops in notified areas and availing seasonal agriculture operations loans from banks or financial institutions.

From Plate to Plough: Premium delayed, farmer denied

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana does not inspire confidence of farmers. They have to wait for months, sometimes years to get compensation.

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Failed by design

Payout delays are hampering Centre’s crop insurance scheme, the government should fund the entire premium subsidy

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Flagship crop insurance scheme runs into rough weather

Delayed premium subsidy payments and yield data submission by states result in low payouts to farmers.

The weakest link in crop insurance

The crop in a well-marked plot of this field is, then, harvested, threshed, winnowed and weighed. If the produce contains moisture, it has to be dried first before weighing.

Naveen Patnaik appeals to Centre to extend cut-off date for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

"I would like to impress upon you to kindly issue suitable directives for extension of the cut-off date for registration of farmers till 16th August, 2017 so as to safeguard the interest of the farmers of the state of Odisha," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote.

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PM Modi arrives in MP to unveil Crop Insurance Scheme

Sehore (MP), Feb 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, reached Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday. PM Modi will unveil 'Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana'scheme at Kisan Kalyan Mela. He will also release the guidelines for this scheme. On the occasion, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present.

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