Risk Management

State Crop Insurance scheme, Contingency Programme to meet Natural Calamities andPests & Disease Endemic etc

Restructured State Crop Insurance scheme

State Crop Insurance scheme H/A: 2401-00-110-82 Rs. 2000.00 lakh

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The crop insurance scheme was in operation covering 25 major crops grown in the State since 1995 was restructured in 2016-17 by bringing considerable enhancement in the crop loss compensation. The Crop Insurance Fund is operated with contributions from the participating farmers by way of registration fee and premium and Government contribution. In addition to the existing crops, minor fruits and apiculture will also be included under the scheme. An amount of Rs. 2000.00 lakh is earmarked for the scheme during 2020-21.

Natural Calamities andPests & Disease Endemic

Contingency Programme to meet Natural Calamities and Pests & Disease Endemic H/A: 2401-00-800-91 Rs. 750.00 lakh

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The scheme is intended for creating a buffer stock of seeds of paddy and other annual crops for distribution to affected farmers in the event of natural calamities and resultant crop damages. Assistance for strengthening of bunds to prevent breaches during floods and for removal of debris will be in a need-based manner. An amount of Rs.750.00 lakh is provided for the scheme during 2020-21.