Low on ben­e­fits

Down to Earth - - COVER STORY -

Just 11.4 per cent farm­ers re­port­edly qual­i­fied for claims un­der PMFBY in its first crop­ping sea­son

* {(claim re­ported - claim paid)/claim re­ported} x 100; # Cal­cu­lated by di­vid­ing the num­ber of farm­ers ben­e­fit­ted by num­ber of farm­ers in­sured un­der the scheme; All fig­ures are for kharif 2016 sea­son and are up­date till April 2017; data un­avail­able on claims re­ported in Jhark­hand, Megha­laya and Tripura Source: Prad­han Mantri Fasal Bima Yo­jana: An Assess­ment, CSE

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