WB Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme has been announced by the Chief Minister of west Bengal on 28th June 2019. Under the WB Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme State Government will Cover Small, Mariginal Farmers. In this scheme West Bengal Government will provide free crop Insurance to farmers. First of all BSB Scheme will be implemented in the First Phase and under the first phase total 15 districts will be covered. State Government has recruited Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC) as a nodal agency. Bangla Shashya Bima( insurance scheme) would be free of cost for the farmers and premium amount will be paid by Government.
West Bengal BSB Insurance Scheme
In the First Phase of implementation of scheme the Kharif Season Crops aman paddy, aus paddy, jute and maize will be covered. After analyzing the performance of the WB Bangla Shashya Bima scheme the Rabi Season crops will be covered. Today in this article we are going to discuss about West Bengal Bangla Shashya Bima (BSB) Scheme Features, Eligibility & Registration Process so stay with us and read all the details carefully.
Objective of Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme
Mamata Banerjee Government wants to empower the Farmers of the state. This BSB crop insurance scheme will enable farmers to cover up their losses in case their crops get destroyed due to any reason such as drought, Flood, Fire etc. To fill this motive state government is planning to start West Bengal BSB Insurance Scheme.
Highlights of Bangla Shashya Bima
|Scheme Name||West Bengal Crop Insurance Scheme|
|Launched date||28th June 2019|
|Start Date||July 2019|
|Department||Agriculture Insurance Company of India|
|Objective||To Empower Farmers|
|Beneficiary||Native of the state|
|Type of Scheme||State Govt.|
|Mode of Application||Online/Offline|
Eligibility for Bangla Shashya Bima
- You should be the Native of the State
- Land Record Document
- Aadhaar Card
- Address Proof
Stages for Claiming Insurance Amount under BSB
- For any losses suffered during planting
- Losses suffered during cultivation
- The losses occurred during the period post-cutting when crops are lying in the field
- Losses caused due to adverse weather situations.
Silent Features of BSB Insurance Scheme
- The premium amount of Insurance will be given by state Govt.
- The Scheme will be regulated under the department of Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC).
- State Government will regulate the scheme in phase wise manner.
- Insurance Amount will be given on Four Stages.
- Scheme will definitely empower the farmers of the state.
Selected District under BSB Insurance Scheme
|Serial No||Name of District|
|14||North 24 Parganas|
|15||South 24 Parganas|
How to Apply For Bangla Shashya Bima
At this time WB Bangla Shashya Bima Scheme is at their early stage and there no additional information such as Registration Manual, Eligibility, Date of start has been released by the Government but the expectation is that in upcoming 15 days west Bengal government will release each derails instruction, Application Form. We will update here every detail as soon as government will release it.