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International Training Programme on Crop Insurance on 19- 20 November

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian Economy. Millions of farmers are engaged in agriculture production and are a major contributor to the GDP of the country. Crop Insurance under the name of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima has been one of the best initiatives in the recent years. It has been introduced to take care of the miseries faced by farmers due to the natural calamities. All of us agree that achievements have been great but lot has to be achieved in the coming decade so that all agricultural crops, cash crops and horticulture crops are insured, so that we can strengthen the economy of the country. 

Considering the importance of insurance awareness in this sector an Extensive International Training Programme on Crop Insurance is being organized by Insurance Foundation of India, under the leadership of International Authority Dr. Olena Sosenko from Switzerland. Various State Government Officials of India will also be present. 

The Keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Ashish Bhutani, Chief Executive Officer, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna, Ministry Of Agriculture.  Speakers coming from Leading Companies: 

  • RMSI Private Ltd. 

  • SBI General Insurance Company Ltd.  

  • Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd. 

  • General Insurance Corporation of India 

  • HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Ltd 

  • IFFCO TokioGeneral Insurance Company Ltd. 

  • Tata AIG General Insurance Company Ltd. 

  • Agriculture Insurance Company India Ltd 


All aspects of crop insurance will be covered under this program. The participants will be coming not only from India but also from various foreign countries in SAARC, ASEAN - South Asian & African Countries. Various Aspects which will be covered:  Risks in agricultural production Risk management techniques Farm as a social entity Types of agricultural insurance.   Adopted practices in agricultural insurance worldwide  Insurer infrastructure for agri insurance. Portfolio management  Principles of underwriting, data collection, risk pricing  Loss adjustment principles and techniques  Agricultural insurance markets  Agricultural reinsurance  Innovative technologies in field monitoring, loss adjustment, MISes 

The 2- days Extensive International Training Programme on Crop Insurance” will be on 19 & 20 November 2018 in New Delhi. 

Topics to be covered are: 

  • Risks in agricultural production

  • Risk management techniques

  • Farm as a social entity

  • Types of agricultural insurance

  • Adopted practices in agricultural insurance worldwide

  • Insurer infrastructure for Agri insurance. Portfolio management

  • Principles of underwriting, data collection, risk pricing

  • Loss adjustment principles and techniques

  • Agricultural insurance markets

  • Agricultural reinsurance

  • Innovative technologies in field monitoring, loss adjustment, MISes

Details of the Programme are:

Date:  Monday, Tuesday 19, 20 November 2018

Time:  09.30 am to 05.30 pm

Venue:  PHD House, 4/2, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi- 110016 

  Target Groups/ Participants are: 

  • Managers and employees of insurance and reinsurance companies

  • Senior officials of State Government handling Fasal Bima(Crop Insurance)

  • Weather Forecasting companies

  • Brokers

  • Consultants

  • Students of agricultural universities

  • Companies engaged in crop culture exercise / claim surveyors

  • Product/service providers/Banks providing agricultural  finance/loans

  • Managers and employees of government bodies(e.g. Ministry of Agriculture)

 Eminent Faculty conducting this training programme comprises of: 

  • Olena Sosenko, Independent Consultant at Zurich, Switzerland,Experienced International Consultant, Trainer, Analyst, Creator, Project and Team Manager, Management Advisor, Risk Manager 


  • Alok Aggarwal*, Executive Director, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. 

  • Pushpendra Johari, Head Risk & Insurance, RMSI Private Ltd. 

  • Uttam Kumar Singh, Head Technical, RMSI Private Ltd. 

  • Suresh Kumar*, National Head Rural Agriculture, SBI General Insurance Company Ltd.

  • Alok Shukla,Vice President,Agriculture & Rural Business,Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd. 

  • Tripathy, Deputy General Manager Investment Department Agriculture Re, General Insurance Corporation of India

  • Priya Kumar, Head CropInsurance, HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Ltd 

  • Azad Mishra , Vice President- Crop Insurance, HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Limited

  • Vivek Lalan, National manager - Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited  

  • Rajeev Chaudhary*, Executive Vice President, IFFCO  TokioGeneral Insurance Company Limited 

  • Ajay Karan Singh*, Associate Vice President, Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited

  • Neha Aggarwal*, Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited 

  • Rajeev Chaudhary*, General Manager Agriculture Insurance Company India Ltd*Confirmation Awaited

The Details of the Training Programme are available at http://www.ifingo.org/ 

For more details and Registration:

Contact Person: Ms. Shveta Kaushal 
Programme Coordinator Insurance Foundation of India Om Plaza,
430/7, 1st Floor, Sant Nagar, East of Kailash,
New Delhi -110065
Mob:+91- 7678689961, Ph:011- 46581577
Email: vp@ifingo.orgWeb:

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