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Top 10 States/UTs in terms of number of Farmers Insured under Support Extended from Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana during Kharif 2016

January 30, 2019

In total there were 40166687 farmers insured under support extended from Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) during Kharif 2016 with insured area of 38497143.49 hectare. The top 10 States/UTs in terms of number of farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY during Kharif 2016 were Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Orissa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

There were 10988632 farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY during Kharif 2016 in Maharashtra with insured area of 6723296.15 hectare. It accounted 27.4% of the total farmers insured under PMFBY during Kharif 2016. The number of farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY was 6130420 in Rajasthan during Kharif 2016, which accounted 15.3% of the total farmers insured under PMFBY. The area insured under support extended from PMFBY was 7396749.16 hectare in Rajasthan during Kharif 2016. There were 4046868 farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY during Kharif 2016 in Madhya Pradesh with insured area of 7279339.87 hectare. It accounted 10.1% of the total farmers insured under PMFBY during Kharif 2016.

The number of farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY was 3395779, 3061023, 1842337, 1766427, 1738729, 1623119 and 1484378 in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Orissa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar respectively during Kharif 2016. The area insured under support extended from PMFBY was 3007815.01, 1537514.11, 2566775.01, 1257916.57, 1405312.1, 1437425.52 and 1311508.92 hectare in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Orissa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar respectively during Kharif 2016.

The above mentioned top 10 states accounted for 89.8% of the total number of farmers insured under support extended from PMFBY as a whole during Kharif 2016.

Note: Source: Rajya Sabha Session – 243 Unstarred Question No.665; Data values are Rs. in Lakh; PMFBY: Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/status-and-implementation-support-extended-prime-minister-fasal-bima-yojana-pmfby-during

Resource Title: Status and Implementation of Support Extended from Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana PMFBY during Kharif 2016 (From: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)

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Source: Rajya Sabha

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