Union Minister Parashottam Rupala Chairs National Conference on Fisheries Insurance in Delhi
Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Parashottam Rupala today chaired the National Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture Insurance in New Delhi.
Addressing the gathering, Mr Ruplala urged upon all stakeholders to come forward with their suggestions and inputs on preparing guidelines for vessel insurance schemes. He also added that the issues arising out of climate change should be factored in while making new schemes.
On this occasion, the Minister distributed the Group Accident Insurance Scheme (GAIS) cheques to the identified beneficiaries.
Mr Rupala said that GAIS has been quite successful and that similar success should be replicated for crop insurance and vessel insurance among the fishermen community. The Minister also interacted with insurance beneficiaries through video conferencing and got their feedback.