Khedut Akasmat Vima Yojana

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Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of Gujarat runs several schemes for the benefit of farmers. Gujarat Government Schemes For Farmers like Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, Tractor Sahay Yojana and subsidy on equipment purchase are also given. But the government is also constantly concerned to protect the lives of farmers. With this in mind the Khedut Vima Yojana to provide insurance protection to farmers in case of accidental death or permanent disability was implemented on 26 January 1996. 


Khedut Akasmat Vima Yojana

The Government of Gujarat has implemented the Khedar Khedut Bima Yojana to provide life protection to the farmers. The scheme is 100% run by the state government. In this scheme, the insurance amount of all farmers in the state is paid by the state government. This Insurance Scheme is being operated under “Gujarat Collective Group Janata Accident Insurance Scheme” in the State of Gujarat from 01/04/2008 onwards. The office of the Director of Insurance is located at Gandhinagar.

Purpose of Khedut Akasmat Vima Yojana

The life of farmers is a struggle. If there is an accidental death during day and night work in the field, a sudden tragic situation is created on his family. Financial assistance is provided by the state government to assist in such a tragic situation. In case of death or permanent disability of the resident farmer, his heirs are given direct financial assistance under the group insurance scheme.

Khedut Akasmat Vima Yojana

Scheme Name 

Khedut Akasmat Vima Yojana


Accidental death and permanent disability of farmer Direct financial assistance to their heirs in cases


farmers of Gujarat 

Amount of assistance

Sum Assured up to 2 lakhs in case of death

Official website

 Who can benefit from Khedut Akasmat Yojana?

The rules and eligibility are set by Juth Vima Yojana to avail this scheme, which are as follows.

  • All individual or joint holdings of land in Gujarat shall be available to the heirs of the tenant farmers.
  • The child (son/daughter) of the resident farmer will be eligible.
  • In case of accidental death or permanent disability of husband or wife of resident farmer, the benefit of this scheme is available.
  • The benefit of this scheme is available to the heirs of tenant farmers who are between 5 years to 70 years of age.
  • Application has to be made in the office of the concerned District Agriculture Officer within 150 days.

New Norms of Farmer Accident Assistance

The new amendment resolution dated 13/11/2018 by Krushi ane Kalyan Sahkar Vibhag of Gujarat makes the following insurance assistance available to the beneficiary.

  • 100% contribution upto Rs 2.00 lakh in case of accidental death or permanent total disability of resident farmer.
  • If a farmer loses a limb due to an accident, he will get assistance. In which two eyes, two limbs, hands and feet and in case of loss of one eye and one limb, 100% article will get Rs 2.00 lakh.
  • 100% complete loss of vision in case of eye, above wrist in case of hand and above knee amputation in case of leg will be eligible for Rs 2.00 lakh assistance under this scheme.
  • In case of loss of an eye or a limb due to an accident of a tenant farmer, 50% of the article will be Rs.1.00 lakhs.

How to avail Farmer Accident Scheme?

In case of accidental death of a farmer of Gujarat and permanent disability during the accident, the benefit of this scheme is available. Application has to be made by the farmer in the prescribed format. The heir of the farmer owner has to submit the application along with all necessary proofs and documents. This application has to be made to the District Agricultural Officer, District Panchayat within 150 days from the date of death. An application received after 150 days of the death of the farmer will not be entertained.

 Important Documents

Document has been prescribed for Farmer Insurance Scheme run by Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. All these documents are prescribed by Juth Vima Yojana of Gujarat. Which are as follows.

  • Prescribed Form Application for getting Accidental Death / Permanent Disability Insurance Assistance
  • 7/12, 8-A and Village Specimen No-6 (Entitlement) (Certified extract after date of death)
  • PM (Post Mortem Report)
  • F.I.R / Panchnama Report / Police Inspector or Court Order
  • Deceased Owner's Certificate
  • Proof of age
  • Report on approval of case by Subdivisional Magistrate
  • Medical Board in cases of permanent total disability
  • Certificate showing final assessment of Civil Surgeon
  • A postcard size photograph showing the disability
  • Valid driving license of deceased farmer if he was driving at the time of accident
  • Guarantee Sheet
  • Firm name
  • Original birth certificate in case of heir (in case of spouse of heir)

How to Apply

By filling the application form within 150 days of the death of the farmer
To be deposited in the concerned District Agriculture Office.

Important Link

Official Website


How much money is available PDF file


Application Form Pdf


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