International Journal of Commerce and Management Research

International Journal of Commerce and Management Research


International Journal of Commerce and Management Research
International Journal of Commerce and Management Research
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2020)

Crop Insurance in India


Naresh Kumar Mahto

Agriculture in India is varied, diversified and prone to a variety of risks. Most farmers are shall and marginal ones. In most areas, agriculture is rain fed, leading to a greater degree of yield variability and risk. Crop Insurance, which aims at addressing yield risk – though necessary for a vast majority of farmers – is subject to structural design and financial problems. Problems of asymmetry of information – moral hazard and adverse selection – and co-variability are more pronounced in crop insurance than in other forms of insurance. The present paper tries to depict the picture of crop insurance in India.
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Naresh Kumar Mahto. Crop Insurance in India. International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020, Pages 19-23
International Journal of Commerce and Management Research