agricultural insurance

Drought-hit Karnataka seeks farm insurance date extended


July 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka Friday sought an extension of the national agricultural insurance scheme for farmers who availed loans as well as those did not."As the state is ... Read more...

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Non-life insurers post 18 percent growth in May 2012


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The Indian non-life insurance sector logged an overall premium growth of 18.27 percent in May 2012 as compared to the same period of 2011, as ... Read more...

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Northeast farmers unaware about crop insurance: Expert


February 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 6 (IANS) Farmers across India have been making claims for crop losses under the central government's National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS), but those in the northeastern states, mainly ... Read more...

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Himachal now insures wheat, barley crops


November 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has now brought wheat and barley crops under an insurance scheme to protect them from adverse climatic conditions, an official statement said Sunday.The National Agricultural Insurance ... Read more...

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Sufficient funds available for development of agriculture in North East: Pawar


October 1st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct 1 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said there are sufficient funds available for the development of agriculture in the north east region of the country, and emphasised ... Read more...

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Crop insurance scheme modified


September 16th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a host of modifications in the decade-old crop insurance scheme in a bid to make it more farmer-friendly. While approving the Modified National ... Read more...

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Himachal starts crop insurance scheme


May 16th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has launched a crop insurance scheme in the state to protect crops from adverse climatic conditions, an official statement said Sunday. "The National Agricultural Insurance ... Read more...

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Chola MS ties up with Tamil Nadu banks to sell insurance


October 6th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Private non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Tuesday announced a tie-up with Tamil Nadu State Cooperative Bank to sell its products through two district cooperative banks. Chola MS hopes ... Read more...

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Government for early payment of insurance money to farmers


October 8th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The finance ministry Wednesday said all efforts would be made to ensure farmers get their outstanding insurance money soon, estimated to be Rs.926.79 crore or Rs.9.26 billion ... Read more...

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Eligible farmers to get Kisan credit cards


March 18th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Finance P K Bansal today said a total of seven crore farmers have been given Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) in the ... Read more...

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