Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Performance of Crop Insurance Scheme in Udaipur District of Rajasthan

Contents:

Author Info

  • Rathore, Vikram Singh
  • Burark, S.S.
  • Jain, H.K.
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    farms in Salumber tehsil of Udaipur district during 2008-09. The study has revealed that farm income per family is higher on beneficiary farms as compared to non-beneficiary farms. The progress of crop insurance scheme in Rajasthan has been found positive, as is evidenced through compound and linear growth rates. In the Udaipur district, the progress of crop insurance scheme has been found positive, except the claim passed to the number of farmers and amount of sum insured. At the overall level, the total area insured under the crop insurance programme has been only about 45 per cent of the total cropped area of the beneficiary farms. Use of inputs such as human and bullock labour, seed, manures, fertilizers, pesticides, etc. has been found significantly higher on beneficiary farms than non-beneficiary farms. The beneficiary farmers have invested more on hired human, machine and bullock labour, seeds, manures, fertilizers, chemicals, etc. mainly because of guaranteed compensation from the crop insurance scheme. Positive elasticity for area in maize and wheat crops in both the beneficiary categories has indicated the scope of further use of this input to increase crop production and gross income. The majority of beneficiary farmers have been found satisfied with crop insurance scheme; however, they have shown discontent towards delay in payment of claim, present basis fixing compensation and inadequate payment of compensation. The same response for these shortcomings has been reported by non-beneficiary group also.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/109411
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Agricultural Economics Research Association (India) in its journal Agricultural Economics Research Review.

    Volume (Year): 24 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages:

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:ags:aerrae:109411

    Contact details of provider:
    Email:
    Web page: http://www.geocities.com/aeraindia/
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords: Crop insurance; Insurance premium; Compensation; Agricultural and Food Policy; Q15; Q18; Q19;

    Find related papers by JEL classification:

    References

    References listed on IDEAS
    Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
    as in new window
    1. Raju, S.S. & Chand, Ramesh, 2008. "A Study on the Performance of National Agricultural Insurance Scheme and Suggestions to Make it More Effective," Agricultural Economics Research Review, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), vol. 21(1), June.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:aerrae:109411. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.