Plea for extension of deadline for crop insurance

Delta farmers have pleaded that the final date for insuring their crop be prolonged by one other fortnight or a month in view of the unexpected delay in completion of the transplantation train and crop certification course of.

While the incessant heavy showers have utilized brakes on the transplantation from the nursery to the fields within the areas the place samba or thaladi cultivation has been taken up belatedly, stringent adherence of guidelines within the certification of crop for insurance by income employees has reportedly affected the crop insurance course of that must be accomplished earlier than November 15.

Further, the routine train of monsoon-related reduction and rescue actions to be carried out by income employees is all set to trigger additional delay in issuance of crop certification, stated G. Srinivasan, a progressive farmer of Ganapathi Agraharam.

For occasion, pattas are but to be issued for lands in Pandaravadai hamlet close to Papanasam regardless of the court docket orders issued in favour of the cultivators. The lands nonetheless stay underneath the class of ‘unclaimed land’ within the ‘A’ register.

Thus, within the absence of issuance of crop certification the cultivators elevating paddy on the lands through the years are unable to register their crop underneath the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (crop insurance scheme), in accordance with Papanasam MLA M.H. Jawahirullah.

Requesting the federal government to provoke steps for reclassification of the lands as per the data previous to 2012, the he stated reversion of ‘A’ register entries would assist the cultivators avail the assorted advantages, together with the crop insurance cowl, prolonged to farmers by the State and Central governments.

Special Correspondent , 2021-11-08 17:57:18

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