Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojna: Himachal Pradesh

Details of Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojna
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeRashtriya Krishi Bima Yojna
Sponsored byState Government
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of Agriculture
DescriptionThe State Government has introduced this Scheme from Rabi 1999-2000 season. Crops covered are Wheat, Barley, Maize, Paddy and Potato. Subsidy in premium is allowed to Small and Marginal Farmers. The Scheme is compulsory for loanee farmers and optional for non-loanee farmers. The scheme provides comprehensive risks insurance against yield losses viz. Drought, Hailstorm, Floods, Pests Disease etc. The Scheme is being implemented by the Agriculture Insurance Corporation of India (AIC). The farmers of the State can get benefit of this programme.
BeneficiariesIndividual,
Benefits
Benefit TypeOthers,
Other Benefits Comprehensive Risks Insurance
Eligibility criteriaThe scheme is compulsory for loanee farmers and optional for non-loanee farmers.
How to AvailApproach the Directorate of Agriculture Krishi Bhawan, Boileauganj Shimla-171005 Himachal Pradesh and Deputy Director offices at District Headquarters
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2006
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
Reference URLhttp://www.hpagriculture.com/schemes.htm (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Himachal Pradesh, 21-09-2007)