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The Union agriculture ministry on Tuesday urged farmers to take advantage of the scheme.
Updated on Jan 13, 2021 02:28 PM IST
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
Under PM-KISAN, the government provides income support of Rs 6000 a year to farmers with a valid enrolment, paid in three equal cash transfers of Rs 2000 -- one every four months.
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 04:35 AM IST
The proposed database has been made possible by the mandatory use of a beneficiary’s Aadhaar -- the 12-digit biometric identity -- for all rural schemes, according to the first official. It will be a “unified and integrated IT-based” repository, containing multiple information about a farm household, from financial details to landholdings data, the official said.
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 02:37 AM IST
New Delhi | Zia Haq
Although several changes to better implement the scheme have already been made since its launch in 2016, delayed payouts, verification of claims, and disputes continue to be big hurdles.
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 07:13 AM IST
District collector Vijay Amrita Kulange got out of his official vehicle in Bharasa village of Khallikote block, rolled up his trousers and waded into the muddy field as they were busy transplanting paddy saplings.
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar |Debabrata Mohanty
Under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, a farmer has to pay only 2 percent of total premium, while the state and central government bear the rest of the amount equally.
Published on Jun 19, 2019 01:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Barmer |Mukesh Mathrani
The government is experimenting with big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to quicken assessment of crop damage, a lengthy and often disputed mechanism, people familiar with the matter said.
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:17 AM IST
Ahead of the last two phases of the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is trying hard to shift the narrative from nationalism back to the performance of Narendra Modi and his government in implementing centrally sponsored welfare schemes in the last five years.
Updated on May 08, 2019 12:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
The decadal data shows that about 16 extreme climate events took place on average every year between 1998 and 2017 compared to 10 events annually between 1978 and 1997.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 07:46 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiJayashree Nandi
State governments will have to devote 2% of their annual budget to a slew of measures tied to the farm insurance programme.
Published on Nov 27, 2018 08:10 AM IST
Hinsutan Times, New Delhi | Zia Haq
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
The move will save the state ₹60 crore this kharif season.
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | P Srinivasan
The minister said the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana provides insurance cover at all stages of the crop cycle including post harvest risks in specified instances.
Published on Jul 31, 2018 02:46 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Alleging that insurance companies are looting both farmers and government, an organisation of farmers on Monday demanded from the centre to withdraw the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 09:50 PM IST
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
University of Lucknow students, appearing in the BCom (final year) applied economics (Indian economic structure) paper, were asked questions on various schemes of the Modi government, sparking a controversy.
Updated on Mar 19, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow, | Rajeev Mullick