New support scheme for water-stressed districts as crop insurance becomes voluntary
Changes to PM Fasal Bima Yojana leave famers without effective support for crop losses in time of climate emergency
दुनिया की पहली फिशरीज इंडेक्स इंश्योरेंस योजना
नेचर क्लाइमेट चेंज नामक पत्रिका में एक पेपर प्रकाशित किया है। जिसमें कृषि से लेकर मत्स्य पालन तक के जलवायु जोखिम बीमा की चुनौतियों ...
Are crop insurance schemes working? CAG report reveals
Multiple gaps in implementation of crop insurance schemes may have compromised their purpose of benefitting farmers
Panel set up to review crop insurance recommends agriculture insurance Act
Insurance companies should be allocated districts for minimum three years, instead of one season, to remove uncertainties, says panel headed by P …
Interview: Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture
Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare talks about a contingency plan to tackle the current drought and new crop …
Meagre payments, reluctant states mar Modi’s flagship crop insurance scheme
10 million farmers have dropped out of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana in just a year
जल संकट झेल रहे किसानों को सहायता देगी सरकार, लेकिन कब?
केंद्र सरकार ने प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना को स्वैच्छिक करने का निर्णय लिया है, लेकिन एक नई योजना भी शुरू करने की बात कही ...
Natural disasters cost $232 bln in 2019
At a loss of $2.98 tln, 2009-2019 was the costliest decade
Few takers for ambitious crop insurance scheme
Only four percent more farmers have opted for crop insurance despite government’s targets for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
Simply Put: Crop insurance
क्या है प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना?
किसानों को जोखिम से बचाने के लिए केंद्र सरकार ने प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना शुरू की है। जानते हैं इससे जुड़े 10 अहम सवालों ...
Simply put: Farmers hunger strike
Why Andhra Pradesh’s Arogya Raksha Health Scheme has been a failure
From high premium to the scheme being voluntary, here is a roundup of the reasons
Ghana targets bringing a million fisherfolk under insurance cover
The nationwide rollout will cover all the landing beaches across the fishing communities in the country. The scheme was launched on December 1, 2015
Cashless health insurance now restricted
No insurance against fraud
Private weather forecasting agencies are prone to fudging data in the absence of a regulatory authority
Mental health insurance likely to reduce stigma
Many suffering from mental disorders avoid treatment due to the stigma attached but IRDA's directive asking insurance companies to provide …
Need to address impact of extreme weather events on crops
There is a lot the government can do to assist farmers to cope with climate-induced farming problems
Crop insurance scheme hits premium hurdle
Farmers may not benefit from the new scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, in the current season, as states are reluctant to implement it. …
Finally, a US revolt on drug price
American legislators are trying to enact new laws to force the pharma industry to explain pricing of specialty drugs
Centre’s crop insurance scheme not good enough; Bihar launches its own plan for farmers
Bihar State Crop Assistance Scheme will ensure that farmers have enough money for next crop cycle if their current crop is destroyed by natural …
How is Centre making skewed projections to show success of agri-insurance scheme?
The non-loanee farmers from Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana are shown in loanee category to project the insurance scheme as a success
Industry pushes for hybrid insurance model to achieve universal health coverage
Experts believe with implementation of the plan, India's health care would largely depend on the private sector
Insurance companies have not paid 83% of farmers' claims
As farmers' protests demanding loan waiver pick up across the country, there are other people who owe them huge amount of money: the insurance …
Farmers protest forceful insurance premium deduction in Haryana
Farmers are confronting bank officials against premium deduction without their consent for the current Rabi season under Pradhan Mantri Fasal …