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Thane - Apply for Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS)

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This procedure explains various ways to Apply for Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) in Thane.

Apply In-Person

  1. Application form for crop insurance scheme (WBCIS) in available for Thane agriculture department or Tehsildar Office contact link
  2. Applicants approach the agriculture department or tehsildar office and applicants get their application form for crop insurance scheme (WBCIS).
  3. Applicant has to enter all information in the application form.
  4. Applicant must make sure to carry all necessary documents that are mentioned under “Required Documents” section of this page. (Both photocopies and originals.
  5. Applicant should attach photocopies of documents (whichever is necessary) along with the application form while submitting it at the office.
  6. Fee for this procedure has to be paid as per authority’s request.
  7. If all above –mentioned procedures were followed properly by the applicant, the crop insurance will be provided.
  8. Generally, the processing time for this procedure is taken 30-45 days.
  9. Applicant can collect their insurance by visiting the office after receiving the notification.

Apply online

  1. Applicants go to online website. application link
  2. In the given new window, click “login/register” button under “Login/Register to Avail following Facilities” on the left part of the screen.
  3. User will reach login page. Please enter “Mobile No”, “Password” and “captcha” as appropriate and click “Login” button.
    • If you are a new user then user please use the “Don’t have account, register…..” option to reach registration page. Complete the page prompts as appropriate and click “Register” button to register and then login.
  4. Once login, in the given page click “Correction in personal details” button.
  5. A new page prompts user to choose either “Self” or “Family” as per requirement. Please choose as per requirement and click “Next” button.
  6. User shall also select the language of choice.
  7. In the new page please enter the Part number and Serial number at the prompted space. Make entries which require changes or correction. Fill the required details correctly.
  8. Upload relevant documents as applicable. Please enter email ID, Phone number and other details as applicable.
  9. Enter the “captcha” at the prompted space and click “Submit” button to apply online.
  10. A system generated reference id will be displayed as acknowledgement.
  11. Save this id safe for future reference to check the status.
  12. This application will be processed by the agriculture department.
  13. The internal process will be initiated to verify the details.
  14. Follow the notification to get the crop insurance scheme.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Bank book number with proof
  • Annual income certificate
  • ID proof(Aadhaar card)
  • Address proof(Ration card/Rental agreement)
  • Evidence of land records prevailing in the state(Records of Right (ROR)
  • Land possession certificate(LPC)
  • Sowing certificate
  • Applicable contract
  • Agreement details
  • Other documents notified
  • Permit by concerned state Govt.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Location: Pune
Address: Agriculture Commissionerate Pune
State government office in Pune, Maharashtra
GVFF+X74, Agarkar Nagar,
Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Contact number: 020 2612 3648
Location link
Contact link

Location: Pune
Address: Tehsildar Office
Government office in pune,
NH4, 76/10, Shukrawar Peth-Mahtma Gandhi Rd,
Shukrawar Peth, Pune,
Maharashtra-411 002
Location link


  • Loanee farmers and Non-Loanee farmers are eligible.
  • Applicant must be an Indian and must have Andaman and Nicobar residential address.


  • Fee for this procedure has to be paid as per authority’s request.


  • Crop insurance scheme (WBCIS) Valid for 3 months or 6 months.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The processing time for this procedure is 30-45 days.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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  • The RWBCIS was launched on 18th February 2016 by Hon’ble Prime Minister 12 states implemented the scheme in Kharif 2016 whereas 9 states have implemented the scheme in Rabi 2016-17.

Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of the applicant
  • Father’s name
  • Occupation
  • Date of birth
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Residential address (proof)
  • Contact number
  • Crop information

Need for the Document[edit]

  • Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) aims to mitigate the hardship of the insured farmers against the likelihood of financial loss on account of anticipated crop loss resulting from adverse weather conditions relating to rainfall, temperature, wind, humidity etc.
  • WBCIS aims to provide insurance protection to the framer against adverse weather incidence. Such as deficits and excess rainfall, high or low temperature, humidity etc.

Information which might help[edit]

  • With the objective to bring more frames under the fold of crop insurances, a pilot weather based crop insurance scheme (WBCIS) was launched in 20 states since Kharif /Rabi 2007.
  • Crop insurance also protects farmers against the loss of crops due to natural disasters, extreme weather, or revenue loss owing to price fluctuations in the agricultural market. A farmer who struggles with his plough will be assured that, in the case of a disaster, he will at least receive some return.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • Crop insurance certificate can be used as proof of get a crop compensation.

External Links[edit]



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