Understanding the Potential of Crop Insurance in India: A study of the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ (Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme) in the state of Karnataka Completed

Duration: Mar 2017 – Oct 2017

Status: Completed

Funder/ Partner: 3IE

CBPS is conducting a state-level evaluation of the recently introduced crop insurance scheme – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna that was launched in Karnataka in April 2016. The first phase of the study will contribute in scoping the scheme highlighting factors that affect crop insurance. In the second phase, a large-scale impact evaluation of this scheme would be conducted to get an understanding of the potential for the uptake of crop insurance schemes across the country as well as provide pointers for improvement

Project Contact: Padmaja Pancharatnam