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Bangla Shasya Bima 2022 – List, Application Form Download

The Bangla Shasya Bima is a crop insurance scheme provided by the West Bengal Government to the farmers of West Bengal for free. The farmers don’t have to pay any premium to insure their crops.

This scheme was implemented so that farmers don’t have to bear the loss of crops due to weather or other circumstances. Thus it prevents them from a financial crisis.

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The Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal had tied up with a number of Insurance companies and banks to implement the scheme.

In this article, you will get to know the following details about the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme,

Let’s see each of these points in detail…

About Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana/Scheme

Name of the schemeBangla Shasya Bima
Launched byWest Bengal Government
Launched in2020
BeneficiariesFarmers of West Bengal
Official Websitebanglashasyabima.net

List of areas covered under Bangla Shasya Bima

A list of blocks and Gram Panchayat covered under the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme is provided below. You can download the PDF version of the district-wise list by clicking on the button below.

List of crops covered under Bangla Shasya Bima

The list of crops that are currently covered under the Bangla Shasya Bima crop insurance scheme includes,

  1. Jute
  2. Maize
  3. Wheat
  4. Also, Aman Paddy
  5. Aus Paddy
  6. Bajra and also Oilseeds
  7. Other cereals, pulses & millets crops.
  8. Annual commercial/horticultural crops.

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Bangla Shasya Bima insurance premium

insurance premium

Under the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme, the insurance premium the farmer needs to pay is provided below.

SeasonCropPremium
KharifAll food grains, oilseeds crops, and juteNIL
RabiAll food grains and oilseeds cropsNIL
Kharif & RabiCommercial crops: Potatoes and Sugarcane4.85% of Sum insured or actuarial rate whichever is lower

To check the premium amount the farmer needs to pay,

  1. First, go to the official website of Bangla Shasya Bima at banglashasyabima.net.
  2. Next, click on Insurance premium calculator.
  3. Enter the details of the crop.
  4. The insurance premium amount will be displayed.

Bangla Shasya Bima application form PDF download

The Bangla Shasya Bima application form can be downloaded from the official website at banglashasyabima.net.

You can also download it from the link provided below.

Bangla Shasya Bima registration process

bangla shasya bima registration

To register for the Bangla Shasya Bima yojana,

  1. First, check if your crop and area can be covered under the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme.
  2. If yes, download Bangla Shasya Bima the application form.
  3. Take a printout of the form.
  4. Fill it up properly by hand.
  5. You can then submit the form along with required documents at a Duare Sarkar camp.
  6. You can also submit it to the office of the Assistant Director of Agriculture of your block.

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After applying for the Bangla Shasya Bima, you can easily check your application status online by following the steps given in the article below.

Click to know the steps to check Bangla Shasya Bima application status.

Step to report crop loss under Bangla Shasya Bima scheme

report crop loss

The insured farmers who have suffered a crop loss must report it to the concerned Insurance Company within the stipulated time period.

To report a crop loss,

  1. First, go to the official website of Bangla Shasya Bima at banglashasyabima.net.
  2. On the home page, click on the report crop loss option.
  3. The numbers of insurance companies for each season will appear on the screen.
  4. Contact them directly to report your crop loss.

Bangla Shasya Bima scheme helpline number

Various Bangla Shasya Bima scheme helpline numbers are provided below:

For Insurance Enrolment and Claim related issuesPhone: 18005720258
Email: [email protected]
For BSB Portal and Mobile App related issuesPhone: 8336900632, 8373094077, 8336957181
Email: [email protected]
For Technical issues[email protected]

FAQs

How to claim the insurance amount under Bangla Shasya Bima?

To claim the insurance amount, the insured farmers who have suffered a crop loss must report it to the concerned Insurance Company within the stipulated time period.

What is the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme of West Bengal?

The Bangla Shasya Bima is a crop insurance scheme provided by the West Bengal Government to the farmers of West Bengal for free. The farmers don’t have to pay any premium to insure their crops.


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*The information provided in the article is for educational purposes only.