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  • We were first in country to come out with cyber cover for individuals: BAGIC MD and CEO Tapan Singhel

    Tapan Singhel, Managing Director and CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company (BAGIC), is an unusual person to head an insurance company. He is both unassuming and effervescent. Under his stewardship, BAGIC has emerged as a consistent profit-making company. He spoke to Free Press Journal’s S Narayanan and RN Bhaskar on the way forward for BAGIC and the general insurance industry.

  • Ujjain: CM to distribute Rs 300 cr crop insurance claims to Ujjain farmers

    Ujjain: About one lakh farmers of the district are expected to take part in the ‘Kisan Mahasammelan’, which has been organised at the Nanakheda Stadium here on Saturday. With the inauguration of the programme by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, the biggest ever crop insurance claim distribution programme of Indian history dispensing claims worth Rs 4416 crore to 20.46 lakh farmers of the state will kick off from Ujjain. Under the Prime

  • Bhopal: Crop insurance should be made hassle-free for farmers

    BHOPAL: Minister of state (MoS) for cooperatives (independent charge) Vishwas Sarang has said that the receipts of crop insurance given to the farmers, must have all necessary information related to insurance. Physical verification after reaping of crop should be done so that there is no problem faced in taking insurance claim by farmers.

  • Won’t let nation go on wrong path even if some things remain undone: PM

    Davangere (Karnataka): In an apparent reply those questioning his government’s performance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his two-year dispensation had initiated over 700 schemes and even if some tasks remain undone, “I will not let the nation go on the wrong path”.

  • State to shell out Rs 200 cr for crop insurance

    Mumbai : Government will bear an additional burden of Rs 200 crore to implement Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance scheme (Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana – PMFBY),  minister for relief and rahabilitation Eknath Khadse informed the legislative council here during question hour.

  • Farmers to protest PM’s Crop Insurance scheme

    BHOPAL :  Peasant leader Shiv Kumar Sharma alias Kakkaji, while interacting with media on Wednesday, said that 10,000 farmers will protest PM Crop Insurance Scheme at Sherpura, Sehore district. He alleged that PM Crops Insurance Scheme would benefit to insurance companies rather than to farmers.

  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is ‘farmer-friendly’: PM Modi

    New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to twitter and wrote an open letter to the farmers of the country and addressed them on the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, saying that the government has taken several steps to help farmers, one among which is the ‘Pradhanmantri Fasal Bima Yojana’.

  • Govt unveils crop insurance scheme; entails Rs 8.8K cr outgo

    New Delhi: In order to provide relief to drought-hit farmers, the government today announced a new Rs 8,800 crore crop insurance scheme, with significantly lower premium, to cover for loss of crop to natural calamities. Farmers will pay only 2 per cent of the premium fixed by insurance company for kharif foodgrains/oilseeds crops and 1.5 per cent for rabi foodgrains/oilseeds crops under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).