Bangla Shashya Bima Yojana West Bengal – BSB Crop Insurance Scheme for Farmers

Published on: 2019-06-28 19:43:18

Bangla Shashya Bima Yojana West Bengal – BSB Crop Insurance Scheme for Farmers

West Bengal government has announced to launch a new Bangla Shashya Bima Yojana for farmers. WB state govt. will provide crop insurance to farmers for the Kharif 2019 season under this Bangla Sashya Bima (BSB) Scheme. In the 1st phase, the scheme would remain applicable in 15 districts and the number of districts to be increased in the next (2nd) phase.

Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme 2019 is to be launched in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company (AIC) of India. Farmers will not have to pay any premium amount to avail the bangla sasya bima scheme benefits. On behalf of the farmers, the state govt. will bear the bangla shasya bima crop insurance premium.

All the Bangla Sashya Bima Scheme beneficiaries would be paid insurance in 4 stages and the amount would be calculated per hectare.

WB Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme 2019 (Crop Insurance)

Here are the important features and highlights of Bangla Sasya Bima (BSB) Scheme:-

This BSB crop insurance scheme will enable farmers to cover up their losses in case their crops gets damaged due to any reason. The state govt. wants to raise the annual income of the farmers and to enable them to lead a life of dignity and honour.

Farmers plays a very important role in the GDP of the state as well of the entire country. So, the state govt. is focusing on raising their living standards which will ensure higher GDP in the coming years.

Furthermore, West Bengal govt. wants to reduce the suicide rate of farmers which occurs when farmers suffers from losses in agriculture. West Bengal Bangla Shashya Scheme will also prevent farmers from falling into debt trap.