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crop insurance

Clear farmers’ claims: Sena to insurers

Says beneficiaries’ names must be displayed in 15 days.

18 Jul 2019 2:00 AM

Govt plans to tweak PMFBY; to make crop insurance voluntary to all farmers

Among key changes, the ministry has suggested making the scheme voluntary to all farmers including loanee farmers.

15 Jul 2019 5:50 PM

Govt to probe crop insurance fiasco

Fadnavis added that the government would also blacklist the company in question.

29 Jun 2019 2:50 AM

Irdai asks insurers for easy crop insurance claim settlement, use of local languages

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

26 Mar 2019 12:32 PM

Insurers told to add staff for crop cover

The authority has been receiving various complaints and suggestions on claims.

23 Mar 2019 1:55 AM


Does India understand the realities of Bharat?

Farmer suicides, though nothing new, are an ugly reality that the Centre needs to reckon with.

30 Jan 2019 1:31 AM

BJP making false claims about crop insurance, says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee is a strident critic of the BJP and among the foremost opposition leaders against it.

27 Dec 2018 7:54 AM

BJP making false claims about crop insurance to farmers: Mamata

The chief minister cautioned middlemen against exploiting farmers or misguiding them by paying them less for paddy procurement.

26 Dec 2018 6:20 PM

PMFBY: Govt testing modern tech for assessment of crop damage

Currently, the crop cutting experiment (CCE) —the traditional random survey method is used to estimate crop yields of a location.

05 Sep 2018 9:13 AM

Govt engages UNDP to fast-track crop insurance scheme

The unit will have 15 professionals whom the UNDP is in the process of hiring on its payroll.

10 Jul 2018 4:46 PM


States allowed to set up crop insurance firms to execute PMFBY

During the 2017-18 crop year (July-June), 4.79 crore farmers have been covered under PMFBY.

02 Apr 2018 2:26 PM

Maha seeks extension of deadline to apply for crop insurance

As the scheme is being implemented as per the Centre's guidelines, the state can't take any decision itself.

31 Jul 2017 7:28 PM