Mysuru, June 24:- “The government has sent notification to implement Karnataka Raitha Suraksha – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima scheme,” said Deputy Commissioner D Randeep.
“17 food grains and oil seeds, 2 commercial crops, 6 vegetable crops, and 25 crops are included. The state government will be providing 50% of the insurance amount to be paid,” he added.
“Farmers who haven’t taken loan also can avail the benefits of the scheme. They should submit a document regarding the land ownership along with the application form. Various days are allotted to apply for different crops. For more information, farmers can contact the nearby bank, raitha samparka centres,” he added. (MN)