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Picture Based Insurance Bundled with Picture Based Advisories for Sustainable and Scalable Risk Management Services

Picture Based Insurance Bundled with Picture Based Advisories for Sustainable and Scalable Risk Management Services

Duration: May 2019 to June 2020 

Study sites:Pudukottai, Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Project partners: IFPRI, New Delhi

Project Contact:  Dr. R. Rengalakshmi, Dr.S.Malarvannan and Dr.R. Rajkumar

Donor: CABI, New Delhi

Project Objectives:

  • To study the effect of personalized remote advisory services on Integrated Pest Management  (IPM) and production risk exposure related to pest and diseases.
  • To study the effect of insurance coverage on integrated pest management and the demand for advisory services.

Expected outcomes:

  • To reach 1000 farmers in three target sites and provide timely advisories and insurance services.
  • To reduce the risks and economic loss to the crops by covering individual insurance and
  • Evolve a model on personalised remote advisory services on IPM and insurance services for biotic stress especially for pest and diseases.