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

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

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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National Conference on Agriculture- Rabi Campaign 2019 held in New Delhi

National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign 2019 was organized on 20 September 2019 at NASC, Pusa in New Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. The Conference was also attended by senior officers from Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW), DARE, Indian Council ..

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Providing Better linkages and Reducing risks for the farmer

As the government committed itself to double the farmer’s income by 2022, the concept of farmers income has taken the centre stage in policymaking. This marks a departure from the age-old tradition wherein farm output was at the centre stage. Steps taken by the government for providing better linkages and reducing risks for the farmer ..

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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 ..

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