narendra singh tomar: No proposal to revise subsidy sharing sample between Centre and states underneath PMFBY: Narendra Singh Tomar


The federal government on Friday mentioned there is no such thing as a proposal into account to revise the subsidy sharing sample between the Centre and states underneath the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. PMFBY (Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana), launched in February 2016, goals at offering monetary help to farmers going through crop loss/harm as a result of pure calamities. The scheme was revamped with impact from kharif season (June-October) of 2020.

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, mentioned the revamped PMFBY revised the subsidy sharing sample for north-eastern states from 50:50 to 90:10 between central and state governments. The premium sharing sample for the remaining states and Union Territories is 50:50 topic to sure circumstances.

“At current, no proposal to revise the subsidy sharing sample between Centre and states is into account of the federal government,” Tomar added.

PMFBY offers for complete threat insurance coverage towards crop harm as a result of non-preventable pure dangers from pre-sowing to post-harvest for the crops/areas notified by the state governments involved.

Nevertheless, on the request of state governments, states have been allowed to inform the losses brought on by wild animals on particular person evaluation as add on cowl, protecting in view the requirement of the state at their very own price, the minister mentioned.

Requested if hydrophilic crops are lined underneath the PMFBY, the minister mentioned hydrophilic crops the place the water stagnation is mostly helpful for crops like paddy, jute, mesta aren’t lined underneath localised threat of inundation solely.

However these hydrophilic crops are eligible for claims towards the aforesaid remaining dangers/provisions, together with harm of crop reported within the yield estimation via crop reducing experiments underneath the scheme, he added.

Replying to a separate question, the minister mentioned 382 lakh hectare of gross cropped space has been insured underneath PMFBY throughout 2021-22, as per per information accessible until March 9.

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