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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

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

General insurers see a bleak year

In the first nine months this fiscal year ending March 2019, general insurers have not even crossed Rs 1.2 lakh crore in business.

12 Feb 2019 1:40 AM

Centre might waive interest on farm loans

At present, farmers have to pay four per cent interest if they repay their loans within the due date.

29 Dec 2018 1:45 AM

87 lakh farmers opt for insurance this Kharif season

Compensations worth Rs 2,500 crore were distributed to 45 lakh farmers last year when the cotton, paddy and soybean crops had been badly affected.

13 Aug 2018 1:30 AM

Crop losses: Man gets Rs 4.70 as insurance in Madhya Pradesh

Uttam Singh, a farmer hailing from Tilaria village in the district, has received insurance claim of Rs 17 for his soybean crop loss.

20 Sep 2017 2:35 AM


Narendra Modi reviews progress of key agricultural schemes

PM emphasised that Soil Health Cards should be printed in local dialects so that farmers are able to read and understand them easily.

21 Aug 2017 3:00 PM