Centre to reach out to 1 crore Fasal Bima policy-holder farmers

In an attempt to make more recognition amongst farmers about the flagship Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the Centre has determined to start a massive travel of reaching out to approximately 1 crore enrolled farmers physically and distributing them the plan papers of present rabi period.

The nationwide programme to be introduced at a function in Indore, Madhya Pradesh by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar from February 26, is banking on States’ energetic participation for the success. The Ministry has prepared to all the 20 taking part States the place PMFBY is operational to coordinate with insurance policy businesses for the “door to door” shipping programme, an official said.

There are an believed 98.65 lakh farmers who have been enrolled below PMFBY throughout recent rabi time in 19 States. Karnataka is nevertheless to post info. Out of 3.30 crore applications from these farmers, 73.5 for every cent are

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