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Agricultural Insurance in India: Problems and Prospects

  • M J Bhende
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    The challenges of providing insurance to Indian agricultural sector in a manner that is both meaningful and sustaining. Critical assessment of the existing initiative and present possible options for improvement are presented. [NABARD Occasional Paper No. 44]. URL:[http://www.nabard.org/fileupload/DataBank/OccasionalPapers/OC%2044.pdf].

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