Seed Crop Insurance

The seed crop insurance scheme has been introduced to provide financial security & income stability to the Seed Growers in the event of failure of seed crop and build confidence in the existing seed growers & stimulate participation of new growers to undertake seed production programme of newly released hybrid/ improved varieties.

  • The scheme has been introduced from Rabi 1999-2000.
  • This scheme is being implemented by Agricultural Insurance Company of India Ltd.
  • This scheme is being implemented in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat , Haryana , Karnataka , Madhya Pradesh , Maharashtra , Orissa , Punjab , Rajasthan , Uttar Pradesh (10) states of India.
  • Wheat, Paddy, Maize, Jowar, Bajra, Sunflower, Cotton, Groundnut, Red Gram, Castor, Bengal Gram, Ragi, Mustard, Black Gram etc.

The scheme covers the following risks:

  1. Failure of seed crop either in full or in part due to natural risk
  2. Loss in expected raw seed yield.
  3. Loss in seed crop after harvest,
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