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Odisha  to cover 25L farmers under crop insurance in Kharif

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set a target to cover 25 lakh farmers under crop insurance in 2017 Kharif season which is 8 lakh more as compared to last Kharif season.

In addition to paddy, groundnut, cotton, turmeric and ginger, two more crops arhar and maize have been included from this year under crop insurance cover for Kharif season.

In the current year, farmers will be required to pay a maximum premium of two percent only for these crops.