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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) 2020: Online Registration, Objectives, Eligibility & Benefits

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Short Scheme Details
Name of Scheme: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Application Status: Active

Scheme Benefit: Insurance up to ₹ 200000

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Published on: 08/10/2020
Updated on: 09/27/2020

प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना 2020: PM Fasal Bima Yojana

Latest News Update:  

फसल बीमा की तिथि बढ़ाकर अब 18 अगस्त 2020 कर दी गई है। : Agriculture Department, MP @minmpkrishi

  • Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has informed that to compensate for the loss of kharif crop due to natural calamities, get registered in the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme (PMFBY). The scheme has time till July 31 to register. Tomar said that farmers are being registered under the Pradhan Mantri Crop Insurance Scheme for the Kharif 2020 season.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020 : PMFBY Apply Online

Summary: Every year due to natural calamities, Famers Scheme have to suffer heavy losses. Heavy rains, hailstorms and floods devastate farmers’ crops. In such a situation, to provide relief from this crisis, the Central Government has launched the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme (PMFBY 2020). It was launched on 13 January 2016.

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All Candidates who are willing to apply online application then download official notification and read all eligibility criteria and application process carefully. We will provide short information about “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020” like Scheme Benefit, Eligibility Criteria, Key Features of Scheme, Application Status, Application process and more.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020 – Overview
Name of Scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
in Language प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना
The department Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Launched by PM Narendra Modi
Beneficiaries Country farmers
Major Benefit Relief fund – Insurance up to ₹ 200000
Scheme Objective Empowering the farmers of the country
Scheme under State Government
Name of State STATENAME
Post Category Scheme/ Yojana
Official Website https://pmfby.gov.in
Important Dates
Event Dates
Online application start date Is starting
Last date for online application 31 July 2020
Important Links
Event Links
Apply Online : Farmer Application Corner
Registration Login
Report Crop Loss Click Here
Check Application Status Click Here
Technical Grievance Click Here
Insurance Premium Calculator : Know your Insurance Premium before Click to Calculate
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020 Official Website

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020 Application Form

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.

This scheme will help in decreasing the burden of premiums on farmers who take loans for their cultivation and will also safeguard them against the inclement weather.

Coverage of Crops

I. Food crops (Cereals ,Millets and Pulses),
II. Oilseeds
III. Annual Commercial / Annual Horticultural crops.

In addition for perennial crops, pilots for coverage can be taken for those perennial horticultural crops for which standard methodology for yield estimation is available.

PM Fasal Bima Yojana : EXCLUSIVE WEB PORTAL AND MOBILE APP

The Government of India has recently launched an Insurance portal for better administration, coordination, proper dissemination of the information and transparency for the framers.

An android based “Crop Insurance App” has also been launched which could be downloaded from the website of Crop InsuranceDepartment of Agriculture cooperation and farmers welfare (DAC & FW).

Crops & Premium In PMFBY Scheme 2020

S.C. crop Percentage of insurance payable by the farmer
1 KMS 2.0%
2 Rabi 1.5%
3 Annual Commercial and Horticultural Crops 5%

Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme Activity Calendar

Activity calendar KMS Rabi
Loans sanctioned for loanee farmers on compulsory basis. From april to july October to December
Cut off date for receipt of proposals from farmers (lenders and non-lenders). 31 July 31 December
Cut off date for obtaining yield data Within a month of the last harvest Within a month of the last harvest

Revised Prime Crop Insurance Scheme

type For the year 2016 For the year 2019
Premium amount payable by farmer Rs 900 Rs 600
In the case of 100% loss, the amount received by the farmer Rs 15000 Rs 30000

Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 2020

  • To provide insurance cover and financial assistance to farmers in the event of any loss of crop notified by the government due to natural calamities, insects and diseases.
  • Efforts to keep farmers interested in farming and to provide them permanent income.
  • Encouraging farmers to adopt innovation and modern methods in agriculture.
  • To ensure availability of credit in the agricultural sector.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Online Registration Process

Forms for the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme (PMFBY) can be taken both offline (by going to the bank) and secondly online. To fill the form online, you can go to this link- http://pmfby.gov.in/

If you want to take the form offline, you can go to the nearest bank branch and fill the form of Crop Insurance Scheme (PMFBY).

Step to Apply Online Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Application Form 2020

Registration:

Step 1- Visit the Official Website Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana i.e. https://pmfby.gov.in.

Step 2- On Homepage, you have to click on the registration Link.

Step 3- Registration Form page will displayed on screen.

Step 4- Now fill all the information asked here will have to be corrected correctly.

Step 5-Click on the submit button and after that your account will become official website.

Application Form:

Step 6- Next Step, you have to log in to your account and fill the form for crop insurance scheme.

Step 7- Finally, you have to click on the submit button, after which you will see the message of successful on your screen.

How to check PM Fasal Bima Yojana application status?

Step 1- Visit the Official Website Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana i.e. https://pmfby.gov.in.

Step 2- You will see the option of Application Status on this home page, you will have to click on this option.

Step 3- Now, Application Status Page will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4- On this page, you have to fill your Reciept Number, then enter the captcha code, after which you will have to click on the Search Status button.

Step 5- After clicking, you will get the status of your application.

How to calculate Insurance Premium ?

Step 1- Visit the Official Website Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana i.e. https://pmfby.gov.in.

Step 2- On this home page you will see the option of Insurance Calculator. You have to click on this option.

Step 3- Insurance Premium Calculator Web Page displayed on the scree.

Step 4- On this page you will have to select some information asked such as crop selection, year, scheme, state, district, crop etc.

Step 5- After filling all the information, you have to click on the Calculate button.

Step 6- Finally, In this way, you can calculate the premium.

How to file a complaint?

Step 1- Visit the Official Website Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana i.e. https://pmfby.gov.in.

Step 2- On this home page you will see the option of Technical Grievance. You have to click on this option.

Step 3- On this page, you have to enter the name, mobile number, email id, and comments.

Step 4- After filling all the information you have to click on the submit button.

Step 5- In this way, you will get a complaint.

Process to know State wise farmer details

Step 1- Visit the Official Website Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana i.e. https://pmfby.gov.in.

Step 2- On the home page you have to click on the link for the report.

Step 3- After this, you have to click on the option of State Wise Farmer Details .

Step 4- As soon as you click on this option, the Farmer Details list will open in front of you.

Step 5- You can download any of the year’s Farmer details, and you can check it.

Required Document for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Important Document to Apply Online

  • A photo of the farmer
  • Farmer’s ID Card (PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card)
  • Farmer’s Address Proof (Driving License, Voter ID Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card)
  • If the field is your own, keep the paper of its Khasra number / account number together.
  • The crop has been sown in the field, proof has to be presented.
  • As a proof of this, farmers can get a letter written from people like Patwari, Sarpanch, Pradhan.
  • If the crop has been sown on rent or on rent, then copy the copy of the agreement with the owner of the farm.
  • The account / Khasra number of the farm should be clearly written in it.
  • In the event of crop damage, it is necessary to put a canceled check to get the money directly in your bank account.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Eligibility Criteria

Beneficiary Guidelines

  • All the farmers of the country can be eligible under this scheme.
  • Under this scheme, you can insure the farming done on your land as well as you can insure the farmland taken on any borrowed land.
  • Those farmers of the country who are not availing any insurance scheme earlier will be considered eligible under this scheme.

PMFBY Major Benefits

Beneficiary Benefits

  • 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.
  • There will be a uniform premium of only 2% to be paid by farmers for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops. In case of annual commercial and horticultural crops, the premium to be paid will be only 5%.
  • The premium for insurance of cotton crop was Rs 62 per acre last year, while it was Rs 505.86 for paddy crop, Rs 222.58 for millet and Rs 202.34 per acre for maize.

Key Features of PMFBY Scheme

Scheme Feature

  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana are provided crop insurance at a low premium.
  • The central government and some state governments contribute some part under this scheme.
  • The scheme has accumulated a premium of Rs 13,000 crore in the last three years, but when the natural calamity came, the farmers received 4 and a half times the premium as compensation of about Rs 64,000 crore.

Coverage of the Risk

Following stages of the crop and risks leading to crop loss are covered under the Scheme.

  • Prevented Sowing/ Planting Risk: Insured area is prevented from sowing planting due to deficit rainfall or adverse seasonal Conditions.
  • Standing Crop (Sowing to Harvesting): Comprehensive risk insurance is provided to cover yield losses due to non- preventable risks, viz. Drought, Dry spells, Flood, Inundation, Pests and Diseases, Landslides, Natural Fire and Lightening, Storm, Hailstorm, Cyclone, Typhoon, Tempest, Hurricane and Tornado.
  • Post-Harvest Losses: coverage is available only up to a maximum period of two weeks from harvesting for those crops which are allowed to dry in cut and spread condition in the field after harvesting against specific perils of cyclone and cyclonic rains and unseasonal rains.

Exclusion of the Risk

The insurance cover will not be applicable in the damage of crops due to any of the following reasons.

  • War & kindred perils
  • Nuclear risks
  • Riots
  • Malicious damage
  • Theft or act of enmity
  • Grazed and/or destroyed by domestic and/or wild animals and other preventable risks shall be excluded.

PMFBY Helpline Number (Toll Free) & Report

To get more information related to the scheme, phone number – 01123382012
helpline number – 01123381092

You can send queries at
help.agri-insurance@gov.in

Report Crop Loss

Insurance Company Name
Toll Free Number
Headquater Email
Headquater Address
AGRICULTURE INSURANCE COMPANY
1800116515
fasalbima@aicofindia.com
Office Block-1, 5th Floor, Plate-B & C, East Kidwai Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110023
BAJAJ ALLIANZ GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD
18002095959
bagichelp@bajajallianz.co.in
Bajaj Allianz House, Airport Road, Yerawada, Pune 411 006
BHARTI AXA GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY LTD.
18001037712
customer.service@bharti-axagi.co.in
7th floor, Merchantile House, K.G.Marg, New Delhi – 110 001.
CHOLAMANDALAM MS GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
18002005544
customercare@cholams.murugappa.com
2nd Floor, “Dare House”, No.2, NSC Bose Road,Chennai – 600001, India. Phone: 044-3044 5400
FUTURE GENERALI INDIA INSURANCE CO. LTD.
18002664141
fgcare@futuregenerali.in
Indiabulls Finance Centre, 6th Floor, Tower 3, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
HDFC ERGO GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
18002660700
pmfbycell@hdfcergo.com
D-301, 3rd Floor, Eastern Business District (Magnet Mall), LBS Marg, Bhandup (West). MUMBAI – 400078 State : Maharastra , City : MUMBAI, Pin Code : 400078
ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
18002669725
customersupport@icicilombard.com
ICICI Lombard House414, P.Balu Marg,Off Veer Sawarkar Marg,near Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi,Mumbai-400025.
IFFCO TOKIO GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
1800-103-5490
supportagri@iffcotokio.co.in
IFFCO Tower ,Plot No. 3 , Sector 29 , Gurgaon -122001,Haryana(India)
NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
18002007710
customer.relations@nic.co.in
National Insurance Co. Ltd.3 , Middleton Street , Kolkata -700071,West Bengal
NEW INDIA ASSURANCE COMPANY
18002091415
customercare.ho@newindia.co.in
87, MG Road, Fort, Mumbai – 400001
ORIENTAL INSURANCE
1800118485
renukaahluwalia@orientalinsurance.co.in
The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.Crop Cell, Head Office, New Delhi
RELIANCE GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
18001024088/180030024088
rgicl.pmfby@relianceada.com
Reliance Centre , South Wing , 4th floor,Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai – 400055
ROYAL SUNDARAM GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LIMITED
18005689999
crop.services@royalsundaram.in
Vishranthi Melaram Towers, No. 2/319, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Karapakkam, Chennai – 600097
SBI GENERAL INSURANCE
18001232310
crop.help@sbigeneral.in
101,201,301, Natraj. Junction of Western express highway & Andheri – Kurla road. Andheri East Mumbai – 400069
SHRIRAM GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
180030030000/18001033009
chd@shriramgi.com
E-8, Epip, Riico Industrial area, sitapura Jaipur (Rajasthan) 302022
TATA AIG GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD.
18002093536
customersupport@tataaig.com
Peninsula Business Park, Tower-A, 15th Floor, Ganpat Rao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400013,India.
UNITED INDIA INSURANCE CO.
180042533333
customercare@uiic.co.in
Customer care department, no.24, whites road, Chennai-600014
UNIVERSAL SOMPO GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY
18002005142
contactus@universalsompo.com
Unit No 401, 4th Floor, Sangam Complex,127, Andheri – Kurla Road, Andheri (E),Mumbai-400059.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ About PM Fasal Bima Yojana)

Question – What are the benefits of getting PM Fasal Bima Yojana?
Answer – Efforts to keep farmers interested in farming and to provide them permanent income. To provide insurance cover and financial assistance to farmers in case of any crop damage.
Question – What is the last date of PM Fasal Bima Yojana?
Answer – The last date of insurance for the kharif crop has been kept July 15 to July 31 in almost all states. Also, farmers who do not want to get insurance can go to the bank 1 week in advance and give this information. But it is important to get insurance in view of safety.
Question – Which crops are included in the Kharif crop?
Answer – Kharif crops include jowar, bajra, maize, moong, urad, arhar, gram and soybean besides til, paddy, cups, moth and groundnut.
Question – Where can I get the form of PMFBY?
Answer – Forms for Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme can be taken both offline and online. If you want to take the form offline, then you can fill the crop insurance scheme form by going to the branch of your nearest bank. To fill the online form can be filled from the PMFBY website.
Question – What documents are required to get PM Fasal Bima Yojana?
Answer – A photo of the farmer, ID card (Aadhar card, driving license, voter ID card, PAN card), address proof along with the Khasra number of the farm (if own). This paper written by the farmer sarpanch or patwari has been sown in the field.
Question – If the field is not your own, what to do in that case?
Answer – Please take a photocopy of the copy of the agreement with the person who has been sown in the field. The account / Khasra number of the farm should be clearly written in this paper. To get the money directly into your bank account, a canceled check is required.
Question – How many days it is necessary to fill the form?
Answer – Within 10 days of sowing the crop, you must fill the PMFBY form. If your crop is damaged due to natural disaster between 14 days from harvesting, you can still avail the insurance scheme.

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