Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana’ launched in Gujarat, replacing PMFBY

Published: August 12, 2020

The Gujarat government has launched the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana’ as a temporary replacement of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana for a year. The main reason has been cited as the high premiums quoted by insurance firms in the state. Reason for this Decision Though the farmers are being benefitted due to the ..

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana reviewed

Published: July 13, 2020

On July 13, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman reviewed Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana. Highlights The Minister reviewed the journey of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana since 2016. The scheme will now on focus on leveraging technologies. The scheme is expected to migrate towards technology by 2023. A survey is to be conducted after Rabi ..

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Third Tranche of Rs 20 lakh Economic Package announced

Published: May 15, 2020

With the PM Modi announcing the Atma Nirmar Bharat Abhiyan on May 12, 2020, Rs 20 lakh crore were allocated to ease life of the people during Lock Down 4.0. Following this, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman held two press meets earlier explaining the country about the split of these funds. The third Tranche of ..

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: 4th National Conference held in Udaipur

Published: February 18, 2020

On February 17, 2020, the fourth National Conference of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima yojana was held in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The Conference was organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Highlights The Conference was attended by more than 140 members. It included members from NABARD (National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development), RBI (Reserve Bank ..

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India-Germany sign MoU on Zero Budget Natural Farming

Published: January 10, 2020

On January 9, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh Government signed Memorandum of Understanding with a German firm to implement Zero Budget Natural Farming in the state. Highlights The state Government will take a loan of Rs 1015 crores to spend towards climate resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming. The project aims to cover 2.39 lakh farmers in ..

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