Farmers’ Training (Representational Picture)

From April 25 to May 1, 2022, Government of India will maintain a ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ as a part of the ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Campaign’ as a Jan Bhagidari motion beneath the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. On April 27, 2022, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar will host a nationwide particular programme on ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala.’

Through specifically organized ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ coordinated by CSC from 1 lakh areas throughout the nation, he’ll join with farmers in all Implementing States throughout the nation.

All Implementing Insurance Companies are required to carry a ‘PMFBY- Fasal Bima Pathshala’ at their Block/GP/village on all 7 days of the marketing campaign interval, with no less than 100 farmers collaborating.

In the continued Kharif Season 2022, the Campaign goals to boost consciousness amongst farmers about key features of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), resembling fundamental scheme provisions, the significance of crop insurance coverage, and tips on how to entry scheme advantages, amongst different issues.

The general focus of this marketing campaign shall be on the significance of PMFBY/RWBCIS (Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme) and the way farmers can enroll within the scheme and profit from it. For most good thing about the scheme, detailed data on crop loss intimations throughout localized calamities and post-harvest losses, monitoring of farmers’ purposes, and whom farmers can strategy for grievance redressal, amongst different issues, could also be shared and defined intimately to farmers.

On this event, contact data for district and block stage officers, in addition to workplaces of implementing Insurance Companies, shall be supplied intimately, together with toll-free numbers, e-mail addresses, and every other mechanism developed by ICs resembling chatbots, separate apps, and so forth.

Following the nationwide programme, state agriculture ministers will work together with farmers from their respective states in a state-specific programme. At the state stage, a one-hour Fasal Bima Pathshala shall be held in collaboration with the CSC and implementing Insurance Companies.

Farmers, Panchayat Raj Representatives (PRIs), members, and State Government discipline functionaries working on the GP stage (from varied departments resembling Agriculture, Revenue, and Panchayat Raj, amongst others) shall be invited to the state-specific programme.

As particular invitees/company, outstanding native figures, progressive farmers, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs), Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), Village Level Organizations (VOs), and others shall be invited. Basic scheme options and FAQs shall be included within the dissemination package that shall be distributed to collaborating farmers.

First printed on: 27 Apr 2022, 12:14 IST



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