He said more cropped area needs to be brought under crop insurance and the decision will reduce coverage putting millions of farmers at risk.
Published on Feb 20, 2020 11:57 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
In Manipur, therefore, the party and the umbrella of Hindu nationalist institutions that make up the Sangh Parivar, have had to shift gear to enable their candidates to compete.
Published on Apr 09, 2019 07:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Revati Laul
Kisan Credit Cards were first launched in 1998 to provide ready credit support to farmers, including small farmers for cultivation, consumption and investment needs.
Published on Feb 21, 2019 02:01 PM IST
The Modi government has worked out a relief package for farmers including interest-free farm loans and premium-free crop insurance ahead of its interim Budget to be tabled on February 1, informed sources say.
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 02:39 PM IST
New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
Pradeep Sharma, the farmer from Nagla Nathu village in Agra’s Baroli Aheer area, also alleged corruption in the agriculture department with regard to the crop insurance.
Updated on Jan 02, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
Information obtained under RTI Act reveals sharp rise in gross premiums, drop in farmers enrolled in 2017-18 under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 07:18 AM IST
The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana has achieved a better design by merging multiple insurance schemes into one, simplifying norms and cutting down premiums, the evaluation shows.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 09:03 AM IST
In four years, the Modi government has sought to “include” all Indians – rural, urban, differently enabled, young, old in a “new” Indian economic story
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 06:04 PM IST
By Saket Misra
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot Saturday launched a scathing attack on BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying they have failed to fulfil their promises and have created a state of indecision in the country
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh on Monday demanded changes in policies to ensure fair price and adequate risk cover for crops, and create conditions in which farmers will not go for loans
Updated on May 21, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent