Gujarat's 56 Lakh Farmers Will Get Crop Compensation Up To 1 Lakh Rupees Without Paying Premium

Gujarat's 56 Lakh Farmers Will Get Crop Compensation Up To 1 Lakh Rupees Without Paying Premium

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana for the current Kharif season. Addressing a press conference in Gandhinagar, he said that all farmers of the state will be covered under this scheme. He said that there is no need to pay any premium or registration process.

Gujarat State Government had to pay Rs.5700 crore premium of crop insurance for the current agriculture season. Therefore, the Gujarat State Government has decided to scrap the tender and choose an alternate simplified crop insurance scheme. The new scheme announced replaces the existing crop insurance scheme.

who have already paid the premium for the existing scheme will get it refund. Tribal farmers are also included in this scheme contrary to the previous in which they were excluded.

How to Apply Online
Apply online for the scheme, beneficiary farmers will have to go to the e-gram center and apply online on the yojana portal.

All the 8-A holder farmer account holders registered in the revenue records across the Gujarat state.

Financial Assistance

1. Assistance for a loss of 33% to 60%: Rs. 20,000 per hectare.

2. Assistance for a loss of above 60%: Rs. 25,000 per hectare.

3. Assistance would be paid up to maximum of 4 hectares.

Covered Risks:

Drought: a taluka which has received less than 10 inches of rainfall during the current season or four consecutive weeks (28 days) between two rains in the period from the onset of monsoon in the state till 31st August, ie zero continuous rainfall. And if the crop is damaged, it will be considered as a risk of drought.

Famine: taluka unit considered a famine occasions such as cloud cracked, continuous heavy rains in South Gujarat region districts (Bharuch, Narmada, Tapi, Surat, Navsari, 48 hours to Valsad and Dangs) is 35 inches or more and all districts except the state 48 Rainfall of 25 inches or more per hour is recorded as per the rain gauge of the revenue taluka and damage to the standing crop of the crop will be considered as risk of excess rainfall.

Unseasonal rain (mavathum): falls from October 15 till November 15 revenue district Rain gejamam 50mm of rain in 48 hours in a row and damaged agricultural crops in the field, it will be considered at risk of unseasonal rain (mavathum).