Chhattisgarh is the leading state of the country in payment of crop insurance claim amount to the farmers.

Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey started the state-wide Crop Insurance Awareness Week today. In a brief and dignified program organized at his residence office in Raipur, Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey flagged off awareness chariots for the promotion of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. These chariots will travel in rural areas till July 15 and motivate the farmers to get information about the provisions of crop insurance and to get crop insurance. On the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav, the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence, under the Crop Insurance Week, publicity chariots were also dispatched from all the district headquarters of the state, which would travel across the state till July 15 to make farmers aware of crop insurance. will do. Under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, farmers will be able to insure paddy, irrigated and unirrigated, tur, moong, urad, maize and horticulture crops till July 15. Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey said on this occasion that making agriculture prosperous and making farmers happy is the top priority of Chhattisgarh Government. Under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the farmer-friendly policies and schemes of the Chhattisgarh government are being appreciated across the country. Chhattisgarh is being recognized as an agricultural model state. Minister Shri Choubey said that Chhattisgarh is the leading state in the country in terms of helping farmers to get their dues. Is. Even before the start of Kharif season, we have paid claim amount of Rs 304 crore 38 lakh to more than 1.5 lakh farmers in lieu of only Rs 15 crore 96 lakh premium amount paid by them. In Kharif season 2021, Rs 758 crore 43 lakh has been paid in lieu of Rs 157 crore 65 lakh paid by more than 4 lakh farmers of the state. It is worth mentioning here that under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, farmers have to pay only 1.5 percent of the crop insurance premium, while farmers have to contribute only 5 percent of the insurance premium amount for weather-based horticulture crops. Remaining premium amount is paid by the government. Officers of insurance companies including Peediha were present. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading