The government today said that claims worth Rs 90,000 crore have been disbursed to the farmers in the last five years under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
Briefing reporters in New Delhi today, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, under this scheme more than 29 crore farmers have, so far insured their crops and about 5.5 crore new farmers are getting registered every year.
Mr Tomar said, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is safeguarding farmers from unexpected crop loss. He said, a crop insurance mobile app is also made available, where farmers can get all information related to the scheme.
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