Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
»
1-min read

Crop Insurance Claims Hit New Lows in MP Villages

A farmer from Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's hometown get a cheque of Rs 17.46 as crop insurance.

Vivek Trivedi | News18

Updated:September 20, 2017, 3:37 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Crop Insurance Claims Hit New Lows in MP Villages
Image for representation.
Loading...

Bhopal: Sehore farmer Uttam Singh did not believe his eyes when a crop insurance cheque of Rs 17.46 was handed to him recently.

Singh, a native of village Tiladia in Sehore, hometown of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was an anomaly – in fact, the highest amount paid under crop insurance to one person in the village was Rs 194.24.

Singh’s fellow farmer Badamilal Rehti got a claim of Rs 4.70. In all, the village with 52 farmers, received Rs 3,061 in crop insurance claims.

Last year, in Indore’s Lalkheda village, a farmers’ society of 600 had received Rs 8,000 as crop insurance claim, with one of them receiving just Rs 2.83.

In another such instance, Rewa farmers were denied crop insurance benefits after the district collector did not notify the region as drought hit.

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP had reported similar anomalies recently where several farmers were paid Rs one or two as claims. One of the peasants received a claim of one paisa.​

| Edited by: Huma Tabassum
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results