Maharashtra Government I asked crop insurance companies to pay 848 crore rupees For farmers in the state who are eligible for crop insurance claims. Minister of Agriculture Dadasaheb Behuz I gave direction.
“We have sent a stern statement to the insurance companies. Farmers who qualify for crop insurance claims should be prioritized for financing. There is no need for delays.” Behuz Note.
“For this fall, all insurance claims have been accepted Crop loss Up to 1842 crores of Rs. Companies have spent 994 crores. Residual 848 crore rupees hanging” Behuz. The minister directed companies to pay farmers’ salaries within a week.
this year, 84 lakh farmers Registered in crop insurance during Kharif. The total premium due was 2312 Crore. According to the guidelines, insurance companies have agreed to pay claims in the amount of 1842 crore rupees Based on crop loss assessments.
The damage to the crop due to unseasonal rains during the current spring season has not been determined, according to the minister.
“During the past week, rain has had a negative impact on spring or winter crops. However, the assessment will take at least week.” State Agriculture Centers recommended farmers to notify relevant insurance companies about crop loss.
The area of spring sowing in the state is 52 hectares. Wheat, corn, bajra, essence, sesame, mustard, Andoats Planted until the end of November. Sugarcane cultivation began in December.
“The government has issued a warning to insurance companies not to avoid farmers. The government is not making any unreasonable demands. On the other hand, farmers who meet insurance standards should be able to make claims.” It can’t be skipped. , ” Behuz advertiser. However, “if any insurance companies are found to be exploiting farmers or not responding to genuine claims, the government will ask the authorities to write them off in the future.”
according to Agriculture Department, Farmers respond positively to insurance. Maharashtra is one of the leading states in terms of premium payments.
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