All the farmers including sharecroppers and tenant farmers growing the notified crops in the notified areas are eligible for coverage under this scheme. However, farmers should have insurable interest on the insured crop. The non-loanee farmers are required to submit necessary documentary evidence of land records and/or applicable contract/ agreements details (in case of sharecroppers / tenant farmers).
All farmers availing Seasonal Agricultural Operations (SAO) loans from Financial Institutions (i.e. loanee farmers) for the crop(s) notified are compulsorily covered.
The Scheme is optional for the non-loanee farmers. They can choose between WBCIS and PMFBY, and also the insurance company based on their requirements.
Following major weather perils, which are deemed to cause "Adverse Weather Incidence", leading to crop loss, shall be covered under this scheme:
✓ Rainfall - Deficit Rainfall, Excess rainfall, Unseasonal Rainfall, Rainy days, Dry-spell, Dry days
✓ Temperature - High temperature (heat), Low temperature
✓ Relative Humidity
✓ Wind Speed
✓ A combination of the above
✓ Hailstorm, Cloud-burst may also be covered as Add-on/Index-Plus products for those farmers who have already taken basic coverage under WBCIS.
Risk period would ideally be from sowing to maturity of the crop. Risk period depending on the duration of the crop and the weather parameters chosen, could vary with individual crop and reference unit area. The risk period would be notified by the State Level Co-ordination Committee on Crop Insurance (SLCCCI) before the commencement of the same.
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