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Compensation of Rs 3,074.60 cr given under crop insurance scheme

Lucknow, June 28 (UNI) To boost the safety of crops of the farmers and ensure maximum benefit of crop insurance reaches to farmers, a compensation of Rs 3,074.60 crore has been deposited in the accounts of 27.59 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) under Yogi government.
It may be noted that PMFBY is an ambitious scheme of the central government that provides farmers with coverage and financial assistance in the event of crop failure due to natural disasters, pests or diseases.
The PMFBY launched in 2016-17 is globally the largest crop insurance scheme in terms of farmer participation and the third largest in terms of the premium.
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Grenade attacks leave a minority member and cop injured in Kashmir

Grenade attacks leave a minority member and cop injured in Kashmir

15 Aug 2022 | 10:38 PM

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15 Aug 2022 | 9:39 PM

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