KARNATAKA

Crop insurance

Deputy Commissioner Darpan Jain has urged farmers to apply for crop insurance before August 31. In a press release issued here on Thursday, he said farmers could avail themselves of the crop insurance under the National Crop Insurance Scheme for crop loss owing to natural calamities. Farmers should submit applications to the authorised banks with in 30 days of sowing or before August 31. The Agriculture Corporation of India had released Rs. 5.49 lakh crop insurance money to 1,364 beneficiaries in the district, he said. — Staff Correspondent

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