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Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi to interact with farmers at Kisan Kalyan Mela
PM Narendra Modi to release guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: A pathbreaking scheme crop insurance scheme for farmers
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: 2% premium to be paid by farmers for Kharif crops, 1.5% for Rabi crops
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: No upper limit on Government subsidy for the scheme
Farmers to get full sum insured, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana removes previous capping on premium
PM Modi to distribute soil health cards & crop insurance settlement claims to select beneficiaries

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will address farmers; and highlight Government initiatives for the development of the agriculture sector and welfare of farmers, at the Kisan Kalyan Mela at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh tomorrow.

He will also release the guidelines for operationalization of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, the pathbreaking scheme for crop insurance, that was approved by the Union Cabinet last month.

The scheme will come into effect from the upcoming Kharif season. It envisages a uniform premium of only 2 per cent to be paid by farmers for Kharif crops, and 1.5 per cent for Rabi crops. The premium for annual commercial and horticultural crops will be 5 per cent.

There is no upper limit on Government subsidy for this scheme. The provision of capping the premium rate, which existed in earlier schemes, and resulted in low claims being paid to farmers, has been done away with. Farmers will get claims against the full sum insured, without any reduction.

The Prime Minister will distribute soil health cards, and crop insurance settlement claims to select beneficiaries.

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