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Revised National Crop Insurance Scheme from Rabi 2013-14.

Based on evaluation studies, experience gained through implementation and feed-back of the stakeholder, various improvements / changes have been made in yield index based Modified National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (MNAIS), ...

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50% subsidy to buy machineries from Tea Board

Tea Board would provide 50 per cent subsidy to small tea growers hit by labour shortage to purchase machinery that can increase productivity, a top board official said today. The ...

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Subsidy to Farmers for Using Organic Fertilizers

Under National Project on Management of Soil Health and Fertility (NPMSH&F) financial assistance of Rs. 500 per hectare is provided to promote use of organic manure & organic fertilizer. The ...

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Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC) to use services of non-life insurance agents: IRDA.

IRDA said that AIC can distribute its own products by using the services of agents and corporate agents of other general insurers In order to enhance penetration of crop insurance ...

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ADB to provide $18.4 mn for post harvest facility in Gujarat.

In its first ever loan to private agri-business in India, Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $ 18.4 million to Champion Agro to set up cold storage facilities for fruits ...

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Interest subsidy for farmers to continue.

The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to continue interest subsidy on short-term crop loans to farmers across the country. The proposal got the nod at a cabinet meeting chaired ...

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Reliance General forays into agriculture insurance.

“It is our first step in the domestic agriculture insurance sector with weather and yield-based crop insurance products, which are aimed at providing protection to farmers from the problems arising ...

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Bank Of Baroda opens Agri Loan Factory in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD:  Bank of Baroda Chairman and Managing Director S.S. Mundra on Friday inaugurated the bank’s national pilot agri loan factory at Himatnagar in Gujarat He said that Gujarat had been ...

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United India seeks to sell agri insurance in western states.

MUMBAI: State-run United India Insurance has requested the Agriculture Insurance Company (AIC) to allow it to sell crop and weather insurance products in the western region, which is currently reeling under severe ...

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Nabard wants co-operatives to understand reality.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) chief general manager R Amalorpavanathan said here on Tuesday that primary agricultural cooperative societies (PACS) should understand the emerging reality in the banking ...

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