Punjab keen on implementing insurance scheme for wheat

IBN Live (Dec. 29, 2011) | The Punjab government has asked Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd (AIC) to propose an insurance scheme for wheat crop in five districts of the state in order to protect the crop from natural calamities. “We have received a request from the Punjab government to implement Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS) in five districts including Ferozepur, Faridkot, Sangrur, Muktsar and Mansa,” AIC, Regional Manager, Rajesh D said here today on the sidelines of NABARD function.