Green push: Govt revamps crop cover scheme, prunes premium subsidy

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The governing administration on Wednesday declared that it would lower its share in top quality subsidy for the flagship crop insurance policy scheme — PM Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) — to thirty for every cent and 25 for every cent, respectively, for unirrigated and irrigated crops from the current fifty for every cent for significant States, even as it created the crop security protect voluntary for farmers.

On the other hand, the Central share in the top quality subsidy would be improved to ninety for every cent for the north-eastern States, stated Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, after a Cupboard conference in this article.

The Minister stated the Cupboard Committee on Financial Affairs, which also met on Wednesday, decided to allocate ₹6,865 crore to established up 10,000 farmer producer organisations (FPOs) more than the following couple a long time. A whole budgetary provision of ₹4,496 crore will be created involving

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