Farmers will get the facility of Prime Minister's crop insurance scheme in post offices, check immediately
Newz Fast, New Delhi: Post Master General Krishna Kumar Yadav said that so far this month, more than 800 farmers have registered under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana in the post offices of Varanasi region.
The facility of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana being run by the Prime Minister for the farmers will now be available in the post offices also. To make the farmers aware about this, a special campaign will be run by the postal department in 6 districts of Varanasi region on Saturday.
Krishna Kumar Yadav, Post Master General of Varanasi Zone said that this campaign will be run in 1699 post offices under Varanasi, Bhadohi, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Chandauli and Ballia.
He said that the post office would try to connect more and more farmers to this scheme by making the farmers aware by running a campaign.
More than 800 farmers have registered
Post Master General Krishna Kumar Yadav said that so far this month, more than 800 farmers have registered under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana in the post offices of Varanasi region.
He said that for registering this scheme, farmers would be given Khatauni of their farm and photocopy of Aadhar card, PAN card, voter card, driving license, any one identity card and bank passbook.
For Kharif and Rabi crops, premium of 2% and 1.5% will have to be paid. At the same time, he also told that the last date of registration for covering Kharif crops in this scheme is till July 31. Before this date, farmers can register themselves by visiting the post office.
The economic condition of the farmers will be strong
Post Master General KK Yadav said that through the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, due to natural calamities, the farmers and their families are provided with compensation for the loss of crops planted in the field.
He also said that under this scheme, crop protection is also provided from sowing to post-harvest. This scheme is also helpful in strengthening the economic condition of farmers and their families.