Green push: Govt revamps crop cover scheme, prunes premium subsidy

Joseph B. Hash

The authorities on Wednesday introduced that it would lessen its share in high quality subsidy for the flagship crop insurance plan scheme — PM Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) — to 30 per cent and twenty five per cent, respectively, for unirrigated and irrigated crops from the current 50 per cent for major States, even as it produced the crop protection go over voluntary for farmers.

On the other hand, the Central share in the high quality subsidy would be improved to ninety per cent for the north-eastern States, stated Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, just after a Cabinet assembly below.

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Economy showing signs of revival, green shoots visible: FM Sitharaman

Joseph B. Hash

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed on Tuesday that the economic system was exhibiting indicators of coming out of a deep slowdown and that “green shoots” had been noticeable in some sectors.

In replies to the Funds discussion in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, Sitharaman also claimed the Modi govt would not repeat the “mistakes” of the Manmohan Singh routine in the aftermath of the 2008-09 slowdown.

“There are 7 important indicators which show that there are green shoots in the economic system,” she claimed in the Lok Sabha. In the two the Residences, initially in the Lok Sabha

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