Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat said “I can think of only one way of providing security to distressed farmers and that is Crop Insurance Scheme”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged and appealed during Mann Ki Baat to integrate as many farmers to crop insurance scheme as possible so that a must target “50% of farmers must get crop insurance in 2 years” can be achieved. He further added “Provision has been made for compensation even in the case of damage to crops within 15 days of harvest. The rate of premium has been brought so low, probably nobody could have thought of”