Crop Insurance Scheme: Kerala

Details of Crop Insurance Scheme
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeCrop Insurance Scheme
Sponsored byState Government
Funding Pattern100% by State Government.
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionFarmers in the State face production risks on various counts, such as drought, floods, etc. A crop insurance scheme has been in operation in the State, with contribution from the participating farmers, covering 25 major crops grown in the state since 1995. The present scheme aims at revamping the crop insurance programme making it viable so as to cater to risk coverage of small and marginal farmers. Outlay of the scheme is Rs.100.00 lakhs.
BeneficiariesFamily,Community,other,
Other BeneficiariesFarmers enrolled in this insurance scheme
Benefits
Benefit TypeMaterial,Loan,Subsidy,
Eligibility criteriaAny farmer.
How to AvailBy contacting the Agriculture department and local self government institutions
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 04 / 1995
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2010
Reference URLhttp://www.keralaagriculture.gov.in (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Kerala, 19-03-2009)