Farmers in many states of the country can take advantage of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scheme. For this farmers have to fill the application form. This form is available in offline and online mode

Crop Insurance Scheme: Heavy rains are falling in many parts of the country this year. Farmers need not worry if their crops are damaged due to heavy rains in the last few days or the entire crop is destroyed due to floods. If the farmers are enrolled in the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scheme, the government will compensate you for the loss. Under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, the government provides protection to the food farmer in case of crop loss due to calamities like drought, storm, cyclone, untimely rain, flood etc. The main objective of this scheme is to provide insurance facility to farmers in case of loss due to natural calamities. So far around 36 crore farmers have benefited from this scheme.

Take advantage of crop insurance like this..

Farmers in many states of the country can take advantage of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scheme. For this farmers have to fill the application form. This form is available in offline and online mode. If farmers want to apply online.. they can apply through Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana website https://pmfby.gov.in. On the other hand, for offline application, farmers can visit the nearest bank, cooperative society or CSC (Common Service Center) and apply. But farmers should remember here that they should apply for crop insurance within 10 days of planting seeds in the field.

What farmers should do in case of crop loss

If your crop suffers heavy damage due to rain or natural calamities, then the first question that arises in your mind is what to do. The insurance company should be informed within 72 hours of crop loss due to natural calamities. The insurance company will look at how much the rain has affected your crop. After evaluation.. estimating the crop loss incurred. After that, the amount of compensation for the loss due to natural calamities is directly deposited in the farmers’ account.

What documents are required are:
To take advantage of this scheme, the farmer must first prepare his ration card. Along with this, the breadwinner should have an account in any bank. That bank account should be linked with Aadhaar number. Also Farmer’s Valid Identity Card, Farmer’s Passport Size Photo, Farm Khasra Number (Survey Number), Farmer’s Residential Certificate (Driving Licence, Passport, Voter ID Card etc. can be used for this), if farmers have leased the farm for crop.. Documents.. i.e. photo copy of the contract documents with the farm owner etc.

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