Aadhaar mandatory for crop insurance schemes in Maharashtra
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:23 PM
The Maharashtra government has made Aadhaar mandatory to farmers for availing crop insurance schemes from the next Kharif season. "From the next Kharif season starting in June, farmers will have to produce their Aadhaar number to avail crop insurance schemes," an official communication from the state Agriculture Department said. The insurance scheme is applicable to food grain and horticulture sectors, it added.