On January 27, 2021, Bharti AXA General Insurance launched Krishi Sakha App, a one-stop-shop for Indian farmers that offers them relevant information to cater their daily farming needs. It also provides guidance to farmers to adopt best farming practices and enhance their productivity.
- The farmers through this app will also have access to the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) portal for crop insurance related information.
To empower farmers and educate them to enhance their farming knowledge and productivity.
Gist about Krishi Sakha App
Information & Advisories
i.It provides relevant information about the scientific way of farming, crop cultivation, sowing, or harvesting of major crops.
ii.In addition to this it also offers information relating to weather and enables farmers to have other necessary information and advisories like market price of crops, land unit conversion, news about forthcoming events, crop calendar, etc.,
iii.It addresses the needs and risks of the entire crop cycle from pre-sowing to harvesting and also about post-harvest.
Solutions & Schemes
i.It mentions government schemes that are related to insurance and agriculture.
ii.It offers a variety of innovative and tailored solutions
Note– This new Android app can be downloaded from Google play store free of cost.
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On October 15, 2020 Stellapps, an IIT(Indian Institute of Technology) Madras incubated dairy-tech startup and World Economic Forum(WEF)’s technology pioneer launched ‘mooPay’ in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. The first- of-its-kind fully automated direct payment platform is for dairy farmers in Rajasthan. This platform is one of the Fintech solutions developed by Stellapps for dairy and dairy farmers.
About Bharti AXA General Insurance:
It is a joint venture company has a 51% stake from Bharti Enterprises and 49% stake of the AXA Group.
HeadQuarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Sanjeev Srinivasan
Tagline– Suraksha ka Naya Nazariya