Crop insurance

Insurance sop

Print edition : March 04, 2016

Harvesting paddy in Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu, on January 22. Like the previous crop insurance schemes, the new scheme excludes tenant farmers and sharecroppers. Photo: B. Velankanni Raj

The new crop insurance scheme introduced by the NDA government in an election year does not provide for a comprehensive coverage of all crops, against all forms of damage and at all stages of the crop cycle.
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