To support the farmers in their hard times the government of Andhra Pradesh has launched YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme on 15th December 2020. Under this scheme the Respective Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will credit Rs. 1252 crore into the bank account of farmers in order to help them. In this article today we will share with you all the important information related to the AP YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme such as the objective, the benefits of the scheme and the important documents. Also, we will share with you all the Application Procedures to apply under YSR Free Crop Insurance
About Free Crop Insurance Scheme
The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh will credit the amount of Rs. 1252 into the bank account of 9.48 lakh Farmers who lost their crop during the Kharif season. Under the YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme, Insurance will give to the farmers without any burden of premium. Previously farmers needed to pay their share to avail the benefit of the insurance. But now the government has resolved this issue to benefit the farmers and process the claim without even paying the premium amount. While the farmers had to pay the insurance amount then only around 20 farmers were enrolled for insurance coverage. In 2016-17 only 17.79 lakh farmers had insurance cover, in 2017-18 only 18.22 farmers had enrolled themselves and in 2018-19 only 24.83 farmers were bought under insurance. But if we talk about the government of 2019-20 the number of farmers who enrolled was 49.50.
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Release Of Payment Under Insurance Scheme
The Chief Minister YSR Jagan Mohan Reddy has released the payment of Rs. 1820.30 crores today on 25th May 2021. The amount will directly transfer into the bank of beneficiaries. Around 15.15 lakh eligible farmers will get financial amounts through Direct Benefit Transfer Method. The Chief Minister was present at his office in Tadepalli. A new scheme for the Farmer’s welfare will soon launch by the government.
- The amount will directly transfer by the government into the bank account of the beneficiaries
- Around Rs. 3900 crores will invest by the government for farmers
- This scheme will help farmers in their tough time
- The farmers under this scheme will get financial assistance on crop loss.
Paid Claim Under Free Crop Insurance Scheme
The Crop Insurance for the year 2018-19 has been paid by the government of Rs. 122.61 crores which was spent by the previous government. The present government paid this premium on 26 June 2020. Around Rs. 596.26 crores have been paid for Kharif 2019 to 5.94 farmers. From the year 2016 to 2020 the number of farmers has increased under the scheme. The list of increased farmers are as below
- In 2016-17, 17.79 lakh farmers increased.
- 2017-18, 18.22 lakh farmers increased.
- In 2018-19, the 24.83 lakhs farmers increased.
- 2019-20, 49.50 lakhs farmers increased.
- In 2020-21, 15.15 lakhs farmers increased.
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Payment Status Under YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme
All the interested farmers who want to check the payment status under YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme will have to visit the bank in which they have a bank account. After visiting the bank account, make an entry in the passbook. Later you will get the details of payment status in the passbook. As the government transfers the payment through the direct benefit transfer method directly into the bank account of beneficiaries. Through this, the farmers can easily check the payment status
Financial Assistance For Year 2021 Under YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme
As we all know the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh has launched YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme to provide financial assistance to the farmers. Now the state government of Andhra Pradesh has released Rs. 2,586.90 crores to the eligible beneficiaries for the insurance premium. This amount will directly be credited into the bank account of the beneficiaries on 25th May 2021. All the interested applicants who want to search their name in the beneficiary list of this scheme will have to visit the Rythu Bharosa Kendras.
Details Of Free Crop Insurance Scheme
|Name of the scheme||AP YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme|
|Launched by||Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy|
|Launched on||15 December 2020|
|Beneficiary||Farmers of the state|
|Objective||To provide insurance to the farmers.|
|Benefits||Free of premium Insurance will be provided to the farmers|
|Amount of Insurance||Rs. 1252 Crore|
|Total Number Of Beneficiaries||9.48 Lakh Farmers|
|Mode of Application||Not yet declared|
Objective Of Free Crop Insurance Scheme
In order to help the farmers who have lost their crops due to heavy rains, droughts, and other natural calamities at the time of harvest, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh has launched YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme. Under this scheme Rs. 1252 crore will be provided to 9.48 farmers without paying any premium amount. The main aim of this scheme is to save farmers from paying heavy premium amounts which cause a financial burden on them. The main objective of this scheme is to bring transparency in governance to the next level. Along with that, the government will build 10,641 Rythu Bharosa Kendra at the village secretariat and compensation to benefit the farmers.
Rythu Bharosa Kendra Under YSR Free Crop Insurance
The details of Crop lost during the Rabi season will display at Rythu Bharosa Kendra. The government has established around 10,641 RBKs along with the village secretary and the compensation around this will be paid by December 31. After the establishment of these Kendra, the details related to the lost crops will be displayed at the Kendra for social audit and the farmers who are missing from the list will get enrolled at Rythu Bharosa Kendra itself.
Implementation Of AP YSR Free Crop Insurance
The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh has been working on the AP YSR Free Crop Insurance scheme and for the successful implementation of this scheme, he has established around 10641 Rythu Bharosa Kendra for social audit and to make the list of missing farmers to get enrolled themself. This will bring transparency to the scheme. Along with that the government is also purchasing germinated and discolored crops to ensure that no farmer will suffer financially. The announcement has been made by the video conferencing and along with the farmers’ Minister K Kannababu, Chelluboyina, Venugopal Krishna, AP Agri Mission Vice-Chairman MVS Nagi Reddy and Concerned Officials were present at the meeting.
Features & Benefits Of the Scheme
- The Chief Minister Of Andhra Pradesh Mr. Jaganmohan Reddy has launched the scheme on 15 December 2020.
- Under AP YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme, the farmers will get insurance of RS. 1252 crores.
- The farmers do not need to pay any premium amount to avail the benefit of this scheme
- In the year 2019-2020 around 49.80 lakh Farmers were bought under insurance cover
- 10641 will RBK’s will built for farmers
- Rythu Bharosa Kendra will be helpful in doing a social audit and preparing the list of missing out so that they can enroll themselves at Rythu Bharosa Kendra itself.
- The crop loss during 2020 will pay in Account without any delay.
- The planning department will submit the report about the crop lost during 2020.
- Along with all these the government is also purchasing germinated and discolored crop to ensure that no farmer will suffer any financial burden
- Aadhar card
- Voter ID card
- Passport size photo
- BPL Ration card
- Mobile number
Process To Apply For YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme
All the interested applicants who want to apply under AP YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme will have to follow the procedure given below
- First, visit the Official Website of the Department of agriculture government of Andhra Pradesh
- The home page will appear in front of you
- On to homepage, click on Apply For YSR Free Crop Insurance Scheme
- The registration form will appear in front of you
- Enter all the details that are asked in the form
- After entering the details attached all your Important Documents
- Now click on Submit option
- Through this, you can easily apply for the scheme.
Process To Search Beneficiary List
As I told you above the Government of Andhra Pradesh has not revealed the application procedures of the YSR free Crop Insurance Scheme. Because the scheme has just been launched by the government of Andhra Pradesh. As soon as the government will provide us the application procedures under this scheme we will update you soon to search for your name in the beneficiary list. Along with that, we will update you with all the application procedures under this scheme so that you do not need to have to face any query e related to the scheme.
Process To Search Beneficiary Status
The government of Andhra Pradesh has not yet declared the application procedures to apply under YSR free Crop Insurance Scheme. So right now it’s not possible to search beneficiary status as the application procedure has not yet been started. as soon as the Government of Andhra Pradesh will start the application procedures we will provide you the procedure to search beneficiary status. until then if you have any query related to this scheme you can ask us in the comment box given below.