Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Agri Ministry launches Crop Insurance Awareness Campaign

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, has launched the Crop Insurance Awareness Campaign for Fasal Bima Yojana. It was launched during Crop Insurance Week. Highlights Fasal Bima Yojana was launched with the aim of providing security cover to each farmer. Minister also announced that, this scheme has achieved milestone of 95 thousand crore ..

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Agri Ministry to use Drones to support PMFBY

The agriculture ministry was allowed to use drones for the purpose of remote sensing data collection under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Highlights The conditional permission was granted to use the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The RPAS will be used by ..

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PMFBY: Govt allocates Rs16000 crore for 2021-22

The Central government has allocated Rupees 16,000 crores for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22. Key Facts This allocation was done in order to boost the safety of farmers’ crops. The amount will also ensure that maximum benefit of crop insurance reaches to the farmers. The budgetary amount has ..

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Advisory for Human-Wildlife Conflict Management

The National Board of Wildlife recently approved advisory for Human-Wildlife Conflict Management. About the Advisory The advisory empowers the Gram Panchayats to deal with problematic wild animals according to the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. It encourages to use the crop compensation allocated under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana against crop damage due to human-wildlife ..

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Jharkhand’s Farm Loan Waiver Scheme

The Jharkhand Cabinet recently approved a loan waiver up to Rs 50,000 for 9.07 lakh farmers. The cabinet has earmarked Rs 2,000 crores for the purpose. Key Highlights According to the State Government of Jharkhand, there are 12.93 lakh farmers in the state. They have loan dues amounting to Rs 5,800 crores. Other Approvals The ..

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