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Over 14 lakh farmers to get insurance claim amount in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will distribute certificates for insurance claim amounts for Kharif-2013 under National Agriculture Insurance Scheme at Nasrullahganj on Wednesday.

The ‘claim committee’ has approved claims of 14,20,602 farmers worth Rs 2167.43 crore for crop loss in Kharif-2013 under National Agriculture Insurance Scheme. State and Central shares have been received for premium to Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited (AICIL). The AICIL has formally transferred bank-wise amount through RTGS.

The banks will transfer these amounts to their branches. Names, addresses, account number of details of payment due to farmers are available at bank branches. At the branch-level, amounts will be deposited in beneficiaries’ accounts after adjustments.

The state government has decided for payment of over 1000 claims in the state. Functions for distribution of certificates will be held on September 17, 2014 in 34 district headquarters for selected beneficiaries.

There, lists of beneficiaries will be sought from bank branches and certificates will be given away to farmers by assembling them. Participation of all banks including commercial, rural and cooperative ones will be ensured at the function. Local programmes can be organised by concerning districts if adequate number of beneficiaries is available in remaining 17 districts.

Chouhan will distribute insurance claim amount certificates at Nashrullahganj tehsil headquarters in Sehore district. In remaining 33 districts, certificates will be distributed by chief gust in-charge minister of district/minister and collectors will fix time after seeking time from them from September 17 to 20.

Tehsildar counters will be set up at programme venues. On the stage, 50-100 beneficiaries will be given away certificates by chief guest. District-level functions will be organised by collectors. If a beneficiary does not participate in the programme due to some reasons, then a government servant will deliver the certificate at home.