Page-3 of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

17 June 2019 was observed as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought with the theme Let s Grow the Future Together. The theme reflects the 25th anniversary of the Convention and the World Day to Combat Desertification and celebrates the 25 years of progress made by countries on sustainable land management by looking at ..

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Addressing the delays in settlements of claims under PMFBY

The operational guidelines of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) prescribe the timeline of two months of completion of Crop Cutting Experiments/harvesting period for settlement of claims by insurance companies. This timeline is subjected to conditions like timely release of subsidy and yield data to the insurance companies. Reasons for the delay in settlement of ..

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West Bengal government launches Krishak Bandhu scheme to address farmers distress

The West Bengal government has launched Krishak Bandhu scheme to provide financial assistance to farmers and landless labourers. The state government will give an annual financial assistance (cash dole) of Rs 5,000 per acre in two instalments – one during kharif and another during rabi – for a single crop. Farmers can take the financial ..

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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 ..

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Ashish Kumar Bhutani appointed CEO of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Government has appointed senior bureaucrat Ashish Kumar Bhutani as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). He has been appointed to post till May 2020. He is IAS officer (1992 batch) of Assam-Meghalaya cadre. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) It is farmers’ welfare scheme launched in 2016 to ensure faster ..

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