‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ to be organized across the country under the ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign
Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will chair the special programme on Fasal Bima Pathshala
The government of India will conduct ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ under the ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Campaign’ during the period from 25th April to 1st May 2022 as a Jan Bhagidari movement under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will chair the National level special programme on ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ on 27th April 2022. He will connect with farmers in all the Implementing States across the country through specially organized ‘Fasal Bima Pathshala’ coordinated by CSC from 1 lakh locations across the country.
Under sprint campaign from 25th April-1st May 2022, all Implementing Insurance Companies to organize ‘PMFBY- Fasal Bima Pathshala’ at Block/GP/village on all 7 days of campaign period with participation of at least 100 farmers.
The Campaign aims to make the farmers aware of key scheme aspects of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) like basic scheme provisions, the importance of insuring the crops and how to avail scheme benefits etc. in the ongoing Kharif Season 2022 along with facilitating farmers in getting the benefit of the PMFBY scheme.
Under this campaign, the broader focus will be on the importance of PMFBY/RWBCIS (Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme) and how farmers can enrol under the scheme and avail the benefit of the scheme. The detailed information on crop loss intimations during localized calamities and post-harvest losses, tracking of farmers’ applications, whom farmers can approach for grievance redressal etc. may be shared and explained in detail to farmers for the maximum benefit of the scheme.
On this occasion, contact details of district and block level functionaries and offices of implementing Insurance Companies, Toll-Free numbers, email, or any other mechanism developed by ICs like chatbots, separate App etc will be explained in an elaborative manner.
The state-specific programme will continue after the national programme, where State Agriculture Minister will interact with farmers from their respective states. One-hour Fasal Bima Pathshala will be conducted at the State level in coordination with CSC and implementing Insurance Companies.
Along with Farmers, Panchayat Raj Representatives (PRIs), members and State Government field functionaries working at the GP level (from different departments including Agriculture, Revenue, Panchayat Raj etc) will also be invited to the state-specific programme. Local imminent personalities, progressive farmers, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs), Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), Village level Organizations (VOs) etc will also be invited as special invitees/guests. The dissemination kit to be distributed to participating farmers will be included basic scheme features and FAQs.
Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.