Insurance schemes are offered to India’s farmers
24 March 2016 Last updated at 15:35 GMT
India’s farmers have been having a tough time. Some have suffered from below-average rains and in other parts of the country there have been extreme floods.
When things go wrong there is rarely a safety net to help out, which is why the government has launched a new insurance scheme, specifically aimed at the farming community. But will it work?
The BBC’s Sameer Hashmi reports from rural Maharashtra, in the west of India, for India Business Report.
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