Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance Penetration and Frauds in India

February 16, 2016

Despite of so many schemes, today, only a fraction of farmers are covered under Crop insurance in India. Apart from that, the crop insurance schemes have divided India into two parts viz. the states with under-penetration of crop insurance due to lack of awareness, and the states...

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

January 15, 2016

In January 2016, the NDA Government has launched a new Crop scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana which tries to improve upon the models used so far. Overview of the Crop Insurance Schemes so far Despite of implementing several crop insurance schemes, farmers are yet to get...

National Crop Insurance Programme

May 12, 2015

Agricultural Insurance in India is covered by “National Crop Insurance Programme” which was launched by UPA government in 2013 by merging three schemes viz. Modified National Agricultural insurance Scheme (MNAIS), Weather Based Crop insurance Scheme (WBCIS) and Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme (CPIS). These three schemes now serve...