Farmers slam government for insurance gaffe

Farmers in Bhadrak district are up in arms against the district administration for allegedly using erroneous parameters of crop-cutting method for crop-insurance under Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana. The district administration, which had surveyed 94 panchayat s badly hit by natural calamities during the 2011 Kharif season, has now restricted the benefits to farmers of 64 panchayats only. Read more