Chhattisgarh receives National Award for Digital Integration of National Crop Insurance Portal

Chhattisgarh receives National Award for Digital Integration of National Crop Insurance Portal

Raipur (thestates.news) Under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, many innovations are taking place in various sectors of Chhattisgarh. State Government is determined to make the benefits of various schemes easily and quickly accessible to the beneficiaries, and digitization is an important part of this endeavour. In a short span of time, economic crop insurance portals have been integrated in digital land records database (Bhuiyan), under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana (Prime Minister Crop Insurance Shceme) has been done in Chhattisgarh. And to recognize this achievement, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has conferred upon an Award of Excellence on Chhattisgarh.

It is noteworthy that on 19th and 20th October 2022, the 8th National Convention is being organized in Kochi, Kerala. Chhattisgarh received the Award of Excellence on the first day of the convention. This award has been bestowed for the successful integration of National Crop Insurance Portal in Chhattisgarh’s digital land records database Bhuiyan from Kharif year 2022 under Prime Minister Fasal Beema Yojana, the ambitious scheme of Government of India. Special Secretary and Director Agriculture Chhattisgarh Government Dr. Ayyaz Fakir Tamboli and Joint Director Agriculture, Directorate of Agriculture Chhattisgarh Mr. B.K. Mishra accepted.

It is worth mentioning that with the integration of National Crop Insurance Portal with the state’s digital land records database (Bhuiyan), the land related details of farmers can be entered in the National Crop Insurance Portal after the verification from Bhuiyan portal. Entry of correct information regarding Khasra number, acreage and village information on the portal has not only simplified the process of crop insurance cover and claim payment but has also made it more transparent.