Published on: September 24, 2023

Kisan Rin Portal

Kisan Rin Portal

Why in news? Indian government launched the Kisan Rin Portal with the weather portal WIND


What are the features of Kisan Rin Portal?

  • It aims to give farmers subsidised loans under the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme
  • Portal developed in collaboration with multiple government departments.
  • It will offer a comprehensive view of farmer data, scheme utilisation progress, loan disbursement specifics, and interest subvention claims to increase seamless integration with banks for more effective and efficient agriculture credit.

WIND portal

  • Portal to leverage advanced weather data analytics to give stakeholders actionable insight to make informed weather decisions on agriculture.
  • It provides a comprehensive manual to stakeholders for an in-depth understanding of the portal functionalities, data interpretations and effective utilisation, empowering farmers, policymakers and various agricultural entities to make well-informed decisions.
  • The portal also shares the ministry’s parametric crop insurance scheme, along with non-scheme parametric insurance programmes for crop risk mitigation and disaster risk reduction and mitigation being run by the insurance industry.