Chhattisgarh to adopt national insurance cover for seven crops


Chhattisgarh government had decided to implement the National Agriculture Insurance Policy and cover seven crops for the current Kharif season. The crops to be covered under the national agriculture insurance scheme includes paddy, Makka, Soyabean, Groundnut, Arhar pulses, Udad and Moong. The state cabinet had approved the draft of the National Agriculture Insurance Policy in May this year. The spokesperson said the agriculture department after consultations with the union agriculture ministry had given final share for the implementation of the insurance policy.

The agriculture department officials said that the policy would cover all the farmers, no matter whether they had taken loans or not. The share croppers would also be entitled for the crop insurance.


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