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Releasing Rs 197 Cr to 2.46 lakh affected farmers : Mamata


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced of releasing Rs 197 Cr to 2.46 lakh affected farmers.

Taking to X, Banerjee said, ” We are releasing Rs.197 Cr to 2.46 lakh affected farmers, who could not sow paddy due to deficit rainfall. “

The claims have been finalised under Bangla Shasya Bima (BSB), which is a fully State Government-funded crop Insurance scheme, ” she added

” We pay the entire premium amount. Farmers are not required to pay anything, ” Banerjee stated.

” Since the inspection of the scheme in 2019, we have paid more than Rs 2400 CR to 85 lakh farmers, ” she informed.

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