Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Since the year 2014, many policies related to farmers have been changed in the country. There was a difference of opinion between the farmers and the government on some issues, while on some issues the farmers seemed happy. When such a scheme started in the year 2016, great enthusiasm was seen among the farmers regarding it. Actually, the farmers were waiting for such a scheme for a long time. Now at least 40 crore farmers of the country have been benefited by this scheme and this figure is increasing day by day. Let us tell you that the scheme we are talking about is Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
What does the central government report say?
According to the figures issued by the Ministry of Agriculture regarding Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, 37 crore farmers have been benefited so far under this scheme. Whereas year 2023 Till now three crore 12 lakh farmers have joined it. From a comparative point of view, the enrollment of farmers under this scheme has increased by 17 percent in the year 2022-23 as compared to 2021-22. Let us tell you that this scheme was done by the Central Government in the year 2016. To make the farmers aware about this scheme, the Ministry of Agriculture had instructed the state governments to set up special camps at the Panchayat level and make the farmers aware.
When do farmers get benefits
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana works as a panacea for the farmers when their crop gets ruined due to natural calamity. In fact, if the crop of any farmer’s brother is damaged or destroyed due to any natural calamity, then he is given compensation from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. Now the government is making efforts to make this scheme more simple and efforts are being made to pay the farmers within a week of claiming them.
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