Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey will launch the 'Meri Policy-Mere Haath' program statewide.

Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey will launch the program ‘Meri Policy-Mere Hath’ under the Prime Minister’s Fasal Bima Yojana state-wide on September 01, 2022 in a program organized at his residence office. During this, the policy will be distributed to the insured farmers of Kharif crops in the state. It has been ensured to distribute the policy to 100% farmers in the month of September. It is worth mentioning that in the Kharif season 2022, about 13 lakh 95 thousand 369 farmers of the state have got their crops insured under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. In this, Rs 161.89 crore as farmer’s share, Rs 535.17 crore as state share and Rs 535.17 crore as central share, thus making a total premium amount of Rs 1232.23 crore. It is noteworthy that in the year 2021-22, a total of 16 lakh 9 thousand 646 farmers from Chhattisgarh had taken insurance under the scheme for Kharif and Rabi crops, out of which 6 lakh 89 thousand 324 farmers got Rs 1340.48 crore as insured amount. The insurance claim was paid. Similarly, in the year 2020-21, for Kharif and Rabi crops, 17 lakh 3 thousand 992 farmers had got insurance under the Prime Minister’s Fasal Bima Yojana. Out of which, on the claims of 6 lakh 18 thousand 640 farmers, a claim of Rs 853.81 crore was paid to them. At the same time, 18 lakh 52 thousand 853 farmers of Chhattisgarh had got insurance under the scheme for Kharif and Rabi crops in 2019-20, out of which insurance claim of Rs 1264.34 crore has been paid to 6 lakh 57 thousand 907 farmers. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading