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Crop Insurance

National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) is implemented from Kharif 2000 season with an objective to provide a measure of financial support to the farmers in the event of Crop loss due to any calamity to restore the credit eligibility for the next season and to stabilize farm incomes.

  • Pradesh is the only State to have "Village as Insurance Unit" Scheme in all the districts of the Andhra state from Kharif 2008 season onwards. The Village level insurance programme provided more benefits to the farmers as the losses in smaller area would be more representative. The crops for the village level implementation are selected based on the cropped area under the principal crops.
  • As regards the position of Crop Insurance at present, A.P. stands in No. 1 position in terms of area covered, farmers covered/claims paid and farmers benefited. Recently the Claims in respect of Kharif 2011& Rabi 2011-12 amounting to Rs. 460.30 Cr. in favour of 10.20 lakh farmers was released for all the twenty two districts.
  • Crop Insurance Scheme, from the inception of the scheme i.e., from Kharif 2000 season an Under amount of Rs.4651.38 Crores paid as Crop Insurance Claim benefiting 72 lakh farmers in the State.