ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Crop Insurance in India-A Review, 1976-77 to 1984-85

 V M Dandekar In 1979-80 the General Insurance Corporation, in collaboration with the state governments, introduced a crop insurance scheme in 26 areas of Gujarat, 23 areas of West Bengal, and 17 areas of Tamil Nadu. Since then, the scheme has been extended to more areas of more states. The purpose of this paper is to trace the methodological modifications made from time to time in the original scheme, to identify certain outstanding problems and to suggest provisional solutions.

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