03-02-2014 04:54 AM | India

Crop insurance to cover monsoon failure

Crop insurance scheme is being implemented as modified national agricultural insurance scheme in all the 13 blocks in Pudukottai district during 2013-14 based on the administrative sanction accorded by the Centre and approval by the State government.

Under the scheme, weather-based crop insurance scheme and coconut palm insurance scheme are implemented at revenue-village-level for losses suffered due to nature’s fury. Compensation will be sanctioned as per the norms, according to K.M.Shajahan, Joint Director of Agriculture.
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