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Haryana’s Chief Minister launches Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana

The Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal has recently launched Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana. Under this scheme, an annual financial assistance of Rs 6000 is to be provided to the families in the State, whose annual income is up to Rs 1.80 lakh and who own land below 5 acres. This ensures that the premiums ..

Claims under PMFBY Surge

There has been a surge in the number of claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in fiscal 2018-19. India has become the third largest crop insurance market in the world, after the US and China. The claim ratio has gone up to 93 per cent for the year ended March 2019 as ..

Ashish Kumar Bhutani appointed as CEO of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Ashish Kumar Bhutani, a 1992 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) till May 9, 2020. The PMFBY is the government sponsored crop insurance scheme that integrates multiple stakeholders on a single platform. It was launched by Prime Narendra Modi on 18th ..