How to Apply West Bengal Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana 2024

By Bikash

Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana for Insure Crop

The Government of West Bengal launches various schemes for public welfare. Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana was launched on 15th Feb 2019. Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana is one of them which supports farmers and provides insure the crops they grow. Bangla Shasya Bima is a crop insurance scheme that covers the crop in difficult times due to unavoidable circumstances like floods, cyclones,s, etc. This scheme is fully managed by the state government without the help of the Central. With this Bangla Shasya Bima scheme affected farmers can get insurance benefits as early as possible.

Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana Info

Name of the SchemeBangla Shasya Bima
Launched on15th February 2019
Launched byWest Bengal State Government
BeneficiariesFarmers of West Bengal
ObjectiveTo Providing Crop Insurance
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The objective of Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana

Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana focuses on beneficial of the agricultural sector. The scheme, govt provides financial support to eligible farmers who fall into extreme crisis due to crop loss. We have listed some of the key benefits of the Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana below.

  • Under the Bangla Shasya Bima scheme, the insured farmers will get a fully covered insurance claim amount during crop loss due to natural calamities, crop diseases, and pest attacks.
  • Fast and easy settlement of the claim amount.
  • The insurance will be provided by the agriculture insurance company of India.
  • The insured farmers are not to pay any premium, State Government will be paid the full premium amount.
  • The Scheme will recover the loss from Crop by the scheme.

Who Can Apply for Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana?

All the farmers of West Bengal can apply for Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana every year. There have some eligibility criteria for Applying to Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana. Check the eligibility below.

  • The Farmer Should be a West Bengal Citizen
  • The applicants must have a Valid EPIC or Voter Card and Aadhaar Card
  • They must have Land Information on the Crop Land
  • An Active Bank Account
  • Annual income should be within the income slab set by the government.

Which types of crops are covered under Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana?

  • Aman paddy
  • Aus paddy

Which types of cover get on the Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana?

  • Any losses suffered during planting
  • Any losses during cultivation by particular circumstances
  • Any losses by particular circumstances period of post-cutting when crops are lying in the field
  • Any losses caused due to adverse weather situations.

Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana Premium Rate

The farmer does not need to pay any premium except for commercial crops like Potatoes and Sugarcane. The State Government bears 100% of the premium. For Potato and Sugarcane, farmers have to bear up to 4.85% of the sum insured and the State Government would bear the excess premium if it is above 4.85%.

Documents Required for Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana

For Applying on banglashasyabima below documents are required

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Aadhaar Card
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WB Ration Card
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Application Procedure of Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana

To apply for the Bangla Shasya Bima Yojana, you will have to follow the steps given below

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  • First, Go to the official website BSB portal
  • As for new applications, you should register first
  • After clicking on Register, a new Registration form will appear to you
  • Fill up the registration form with the required details.
  • Accept privacy policy and customer agreement
  • Click on the Sign Up option.
  • Now you can log in using your credentials.
  • After User Login a Dashboard will open
  • Then Apply for Bangla shasya Bima
  • Fill in Crop Type and Season, KYC details, Land Information, Bank Details, and Nomine details
  • Upload the Suportaed Documents in PDF/JPEG format (500 KB for all documents & 1 MB for land documents)
  • Submit the Application
  • After Successful Submission, you will get a Bangla Shasya Bima Application ID for further processing.

How to Get Bangla Shasya Bima Insurance Certificate?

  • First, Go to the official website BSB portal
  • Now click on Download Certificate of Insurance
  • A new page will open
  • Then Enter Your Voter Id Number Select the Season and click to check
  • You will find the Insurance Certificate to Download

How to check Bangla Shasya Bima Status?

After Successfully Applying for Bangla Shasya Bima, you can check the application status very easily. Follow the simple procedure to check the Application Status

  • First, Go to the official website BSB portal
  • Now click on Check Application Status
  • A new page will open
  • Enter your application ID
  • Click on Submit
  • The application status will display on your screen.

How to Calculate Insurance Premiums?

Only Commercial crops have to pay the Premium, so if you want to know the following simple steps you can Calculate the Insurance Premium rate very easily.

  • Go to the official website BSB portal
  • Now click on Insurance Premium Calculator
  • After filling in the information you get the Premium rate for you.

How to Report Crop Loss?

The information about crop damage can be shared through the toll-free number of the insurance company. Although, you can report crop loss on the BSB portal to follow the simple steps.

  • Go to the official website BSB portal
  • Now click on Report Crop Loss
  • After that, a Pop-up page will display on your screen.
  • There all the Season wise insurance company’s information and toll-free number are listed.
  • You can contact the insurance company for the Season

Helpline Number

Helpline No. For Insurance enrolment and claim-related queries, Please contact:

18005720258 (Toll Free)[10:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M.]
By Email: [email protected]

For BSB Portal and Mobile application related support, Please Contact:

8373094077 / 8336957181 / 8336900632 [10:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M.] [Mon- Sat]
By Email: [email protected]

District-wise Insurance Company Contacts:

DistrictMobile No
Dakshin Dinajpur7908067906
North 24 Parganas8240063875
Paschim bardhaman9007721356
Paschim Medinipur9735455273
Purba Bardhaman9734281439
Purba Medinipur7908113503
South 24 Pargana6290884254
Uttar Dinajpur7003582175
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What are the benefits of Bangla Shasya Bima?

The insured Farmer will get compensation if his crop is loss or damaged by any natural calamity.

What is the Uploadable Document size for the Application?

For all documents, it will be under 500kb PDF/JPEG format and the land documents should be under 1 MB.

Can I apply for Bangla Shasya Bima by Mobile Phone?

Yes, you can do that using BSB Mobile App which is Available on Google Play Store.

How to check insurance application has been accepted/rejected?

Go to the official website BSB portal, Click on Check Application Status, and Enter your application ID to check application has been accepted or rejected.

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