Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department of Haryana Government is planning to cover one lakh cattle under Pashudhan Bima Yojana.
Pashudhan Bima Yojana is a new insurance scheme launched by the Government of Haryana.
State government will provide insurance cover to cows, buffaloes, bulls, camel, sheep, goat and pig for a period for three years.
Pashudhan Bima Yojana was launched at a function in Jhajjar by OP Dhankar, State Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister.
During the function, cattle breeders were also provided the scheme document and urged them to take maximum benefits from the scheme.
Premium of Pashudhan Bima Yojana
- Different premiums will be charged to different animals.
- The insurance cover would be provided for three years. The premium under the Pashudhan Bima Yojana will be-
- Cows, Buffaloes, Bulls, Camel – Rs. 100
- Sheep, Goat, Pig – Rs. 25
The scheme is free of cost for cattle breeders belonging to Scheduled Castes.
Under the scheme, the insurance companies will pay the compensation in case of death of the animal.
Source: Times of India.
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