Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – Apply Online for Crop Insurance

Published Date - 14 June 2018 01:41:22 Updated Date - 14 June 2018 01:42:40

India is the land of farmers where the maximum proportion of rural population depends on agriculture. Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi  unveiled the new scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)  on 13th January, 2016. 

Central Govt.  is now inviting online registrations / application forms for Crop Insurance under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2018. Under the PMFBY Scheme, farmers can apply online for agriculture insurance cover and to get financial assistance in case their crops gets damaged due to heavy rain, natural calamities, pests or diseases. Interested farmers can also know premium amount using insurance premium calculator & can make a complain at pmfby.gov.in

Govt. is implementing this scheme across the country for the welfare of the farmers. The premium amount under the PMFBY scheme was set to 2% for Kharif and 1.5% for Rabi crops compared to much higher premium under the previous crop insurance. PM Narendra Modi launched this agricultural insurance / crop insurance scheme on 18 February 2016.

The registration lines for crop insurance for PMFBY Kharif 2018 crops are now open and all the interested farmers can apply online for agriculture insurance for Kharif crops at the official website of PM Fasal Bima Yojana at pmfby.gov.in.

                                                           

OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHEME

  • To provide insurance coverage and financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of any of the notified crop as a result of natural calamities, pests & diseases.
  • To stabiles the income of farmers to ensure their continuous process in farming.
  • To encourage farmers to adopt innovative and modern agricultural practices.
  • To ensure flow of credit to the agriculture sector.

Apply Online for Crop Insurance – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2018

Below is the complete procedure to apply online for agriculture insurance under PMFBY 2018

  • Step 1 – Visit the official website of PMFBY at pmfby.gov.in
  • Step 2 – On the homepage, click at the “Farmer Corner – Apply for Crop Insurance by Yourself” section .
  • Step 3 – On clicking at the farmers corner, create a new user account by clicking at the “Guest Farmers” tab to open PMFBY crop insurance registration form for farmers or directly click this link
  • Step 4 – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana online application form for the year 2018 will appear on the Screen.
  • Step 5 – Here candidates have to enter farmers details, residential details, farmer ID, bank details & click at the “Create User” button to complete the registration process.
 

After making registration, farmers can Login using their registered mobile number to fill the remaining application form and complete the online application process.

PMFBY 2018 – Complaint / Grievance

For the convenience of farmers, Govt. has also provided the complaint / grievance registration facility. Now farmers can submit their complaints directly to the concerned authorities. For this, farmers needs to click at the “Complaints – Tell Us About Your Problems” section to open the complaint registration form. 

 

 


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