Impact of National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) on Maize Farming In Mahaboobnagar District of Telangana

DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-4963    | Article Id: D-4963 | Page : 316-319
Citation :- Impact of National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) on Maize Farming In Mahaboobnagar District of Telangana.Agricultural Science Digest.2019.(39):316-319
U. Hari Krishna, R. Vijaya Kumari and K. Suhasini krishna.hkrishna.hari562@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agriculture Economics, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500 030, Telangana, India.
Submitted Date : 7-06-2019
Accepted Date : 4-09-2019

Abstract

National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) serves as an effective institutional mechanism to cope with production risks. The study has assessed the impact of NAIS on maize farming in Mahaboobnagar district of Telangana. It has a special influence on the utilization of high value inputs, which in turn has contributed towards enhancing returns from farming. It can be observed that insured farmers have invested more on hired human, machine and bullock labour, seeds, manures, fertilizers, plant protection chemicals, etc. than non-insured farmers mainly because of guaranteed compensation from NAIS.

Keywords

Maize National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) Telangana

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