United India Insurance, in alliance with Agriculture Insurance Co of India, has launched an Internet service to cater to the crop insurance needs of farmers in remote areas.
Milind Kharat, Chairman and Managing Director of United India, and P. J. Joseph, Chairman of Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd, formally launched the Web portal recently.
Most of the farmers have no easy access to the offices of insurance companies.
This portal would help insurance agents which to farmers services such as transfer of data on real-time basis and faster settlement of claims.
An identification number would be given to the farmers that can be used for further renewals.
United India is marketing two schemes; weather-based crop insurance and modified national agriculture insurance in selective districts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.