GUNTUR: The pilot project on climate-based crop insurance for farmers will come into force in 42 selected mandals of Guntur district from September 16, the District Collector B. Ramanjaneyulu told agriculture and horticulture officials at a meeting here on Saturday. All red chilli farmers, who had taken loans from banks must join the scheme or those who had otherwise obtained loan could also join by filling a form before September 15, he added. Twenty mandals in Narsaraopet revenue division, 19 in Guntur and 3 in Tenali had been chosen.