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Comparative Analysis of Performance of National Agriculture Insurance scheme (NAIS) within Major Contributing States and Madhya Pradesh

Author Affiliations

  • 1Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, Madhy Pradesh, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 5, Issue (10), Pages 43-51, October,14 (2016)


Agriculture is main source of livelihood for many and is also associated with risk and to improve the condition and status of farmers it is equally important to minimize risk and optimize the benefit of farming by adoption of crop insurance : National agriculture insurance scheme which many states have adopted and is showing positive results, states like Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat and Rajasthan account for 65% cases and 69 % area is insured under National agriculture insurance scheme(NAIS). Among these Madhya Pradesh has shown best results in Area insured and less loss ratio also in comparision to other states. Overall development is possible in agriculture only when all the states start adopting crop insurance and adopt the model worked by other states, government intervention is majorily required in this area along with other measured suggested in the paper to make the scheme a success.


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