The Indian Council of Agricultural Research launched Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav programme to promote direct interface of scientists with the farmers to accelerate the transfer of information from lab to land. The objective is to provide farmers with required information, knowledge and advisories on regular basis on region-specific farming. A team of scientists from ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, reached out to an upstart agrarian couple Smt Hema Vijayakumar and Shri Vijayakumar of Pazhoor, Piravom, Kerala. Read More
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
Crop Insurance is an integrated IT solution and a web-based ecosystem to speed up service delivery, unify fragmented databases, achieve a single view of data, and eliminate manual processes. Crop Insurance provides insurance services to farmers faster than before.
The Government is endeavouring for the integration of all the stakeholders viz. farmers, insurance companies, financial institutions & Government agencies on single IT platform. This will ensure better administration, coordination & transparency for getting real time information and monitoring.