Crop Insurance Scheme

Crop Insurance Scheme

Area-yield guarantee based Crop Insurance Scheme of the Government where the unit area of insurance is reduced to village/village panchayat level for major crops.

Insurance Coverage available to cereals, millets, pulses, oilseeds and annual commercial/ horticultural crops.
Scheme available to all farmers – mandatory for borrowing farmers and voluntary for non-borrowing farmers.
Scheme serviced through the network of Rural Financial Institutions (RFIs).

Indemnity payment for Prevented sowing/ planting risk.
On-account payment upto 25% advance of likely claims as immediate relief.

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