By Bidisha Barooah and Zeba Siddiqui
Published on https://www.livemint.com/
Experts working in this area are now recommending the use of information and communication tools to help farmers regain faith in crop insurance schemes. The novel picture-based insurance (PBI) product welds technology with weather index based insurance (WBI). Farmers are asked to take pictures from the same site with the same view frame two to three times a week throughout the cropping season.