SBI General, a General Insurance company, has launched its 4th ‘Agriculture Insurance Week’ awareness campaign for the upcoming Rabi season. The company will conduct various on-ground activities, including workshops, training, and learning programs designed for farmers to educate them about the features of the PMFBY Scheme, i.e. the importance and value of a crop insurance plan, prevention of seed/crop hazards. and train the protection it offers to the station. agriculture
As part of the campaign, SBI General will conduct these activities across the states of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, and Karnataka under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and Restructured Climate-Based Crop Insurance. , apply. Scheme (RWBCIS).
SBI General Insurance Company has participated in the PMFBY Scheme and insured more than 93.85 lakh farmers from the states of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Assam during the last financial year. Over the years, SBIG has provided coverage to more than 2.79 crore farmers and disbursed Rs 7,234 crore on claims.
For the Rabi season, general insurance will provide coverage for various crops such as tomato, potato, mango, millet, chili, grape, wheat, corn, gram, mashur, cumin, chickpea, mustard, malt, orange, honey, and litchi. do
Priya Kumar, Head – Innovative Business Lines, Rural & Agri, SBI General Insurance said “Climate change has been a major challenge, especially in recent times, creating food security issues, affecting food production and related costs. Risks of natural disasters, dependence on large areas of rainfall, disease and disease make agriculture very vulnerable. PMFBY is the solution to all risks faced by farmers On this important occasion of the 4th Crop Insurance Awareness Week, SBIG would like to send a message to all our farmers to join this scheme and protect themselves from unexpected financial losses due to inclement weather. reach and protect their products.”