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No benefit for farmers in Rajasthan's Bundi district from PMFBY

The low sum insured as compared to the scale of finance in Rajasthan said to be the culprit


Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
For many farmers in Rajasthan's Bundi district, the 2017 southwest monsoon season hasn’t been particularly impressive so far with rains being above normal in just two of the past seven weeks.

Just like in many other parts of the country, the main crops grown in the district are exposed to the vagaries of weather.

In the event of any loss to the standing crop, the newly-launched Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) would have come to the rescue of farmers in the region. However, if studies conducted by the not-for-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) are to be believed

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First Published: Jul 25 2017 | 11:43 AM IST

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