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

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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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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