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Crop Insurance – Extensive 2 Days International Training Programme by International Faculty Dr. Olena Sosenko from Switzerland – 2018

Organised by

Insurance Foundation of India (IFI)


2 Days


19 Nov 2018 to 20 Nov 2018


09.30 am to 05.30 pm


PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, PHD House, 4/2, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi- 110016 (Nearest Metro station- Hauz Khas)

Why need for Specialized Industry Focused Training Programme on Fasal Bima?

Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian Economy. Millions of farmers are engaged in agriculture production and are a major contributor to the GDP of the country

Crop Insurance under the name of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna has been one of the best initiatives in the recent years. This has been introduced to take care of the miseries faced by farmers due to the natural calamities

All of us agree that achievements have been great but lot has to be achieved in the coming decade so that all

  • Agricultural Crops
  • Cash Crops
  • Horticulture Crops

Are insured, so that we can strengthen the economy of the country.

This Extensive International Training Programme on Crop Insurance is being organized, where we will have International Faculty.  All aspects of crop insurance will be covered under this program. The participants will be coming not only from India but also from various foreign countries in SAARC, ASEAN, South Asian & African countries.

Objectives of the Training Programme

This unique training program will introduce participants to principles,techniques and infrastructure of agricultural risk insurance with examples from different countries. After the training the beginners will be able to start operating with agricultural risk, the professional will deepen their knowledge and skills in this area. Participation in the training might improve the insurers performance in agricultural insurance and expand the business volume

Topics to be covered

  • Risks in agricultural production
  • Risk management techniques
  • Farm as a social entity
  • Types of agricultural insurance
  • Adopted practices in agricultural insurance worldwide
  • Insurer infrastructure for agri insurance. Portfolio management
  • Principles of underwriting, data collection, risk pricing
  • Loss adjustment principles and techniques
  • Agricultural insurance markets
  • Agricultural reinsurance
  • Innovative technologies in field monitoring, loss adjustment, MISes

Who Should Attend the Training Programme (Target participants)

This is a good opportunity for

  • Managers and employees of insurance and reinsurance companies
  • Senior officials of state Government handling Fasal Bima
  • Weather Forecasting companies
  • Brokers
  • Consultants
  • Students of agricultural universities
  • Companies engaged in crop culture exercise/ claim surveyors
  • Product/ service providers/ Banks providing agricultural finance/ loans
  • Managers and employees of government bodies (eg Ministry of Agriculture)

What can you Expect from the Training Programme?

This training Programme on Crop Insurance will provide the participants with comprehensive, multi functional perspective on principles involved in crop insurance. This will provide an opportunity to listen to experts from not only within the country but also from foreign countries. The national and international participants together at a single platform, stands with a better opportunity to interact and get evolved.

Eminent Faculty Conducting this Training Programme:

Dr. Olena Sosenko at present is an independent Consultant at Zurich, Switzerland. Her 22 years of career experience has taken her through many prestigious positions of Consultant, Trainer, Analyst, Creator, Project and Team Manager, Management Advisor, Risk Manager.

She is well qualified and trained person. She holds her Doctorate Degree from Institute of Plant Protection, Ukraine and Diploma MSc Biology (with distinction) from Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv. She is Specialist in Biology fromKiev National University, Ukraine

Dr. Olena has a wide experience working with

Company Name Designation Location
Alianz Re Senior Agricultural Underwriter Zurich, Switzerland
SCOR Reinsurance Senior Agricultural Underwriter Winterthur, Switzerland
Primacy Underwriting Agency(Agricultural Insurance) Technical Manager Sydney, Australia
Credo-Classik (now Uniqa) Head of Agricultural Department Kyiv, Ukraine
Oranta Head of the agricultural department Kyiv, Ukraine
Ochadmarket Director of executive department Kyiv, Ukraine
Rolikon Deputy director, subsidiary manager Kyiv and Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine

Her Supplementary Collaborations

  • Australian Government Department of Primary Industry
  • Private website www.agroinsurance.com
  • “Balance-Agro”, the Ukrainian magazine for agro managers and accountants
  • “Organizing of insurance products’ trading”, the Russian magazine for banks and insurance companies
  • The World Bank
  • Center for Ukrainian reform education (CURE) – international charitable organization (grants from USAID)
  • The European Commission (Project on Agro risk management)
  • The International Financial Corporation (Project on Agro development)

Inaugural Session will be chaired by Dr. Ashish Bhutani, Chief Executive Officer, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India

Training/ Delegate fee:

For India:
Participation fee (Includes Training, Study Materials & Lunch)

  • Individual participant fee: Rs. 8000/
  • Group Participation fee(Team of 3 persons and above): Rs 7500/ (Per Participant)
  • Group Participation fee(Team of 5 persons and above): Rs 7000/ (Per Participant)

Individual Participant Fee: US$ 200


This is non residential Training Programme; however reasonable hotels/ guest houses are available in surrounding areas such as Panchsheel Enclave, Hauz Khas, Greater Kailash & South Extension. Programme Coordinator will be ready to assist you in arranging the same (if required)


Certificates will be issued to the participants on completion of this Training Programme.

Tailor Made Training Programme:

We will be pleased to conduct Training Programmes as per your requirement at your location. Let us know your requirement at vp@ifingo.org.

Sponsorship Requests:

We will be pleased to discuss sponsorship proposals. Reach us at vp@ifingo.org

Contact Details

Ms. Shveta Kaushal

Programme Coordinator, Insurance Foundation of India Om Plaza, 430/7, 1st Floor, Sant Nagar, East of Kailash, New Delhi – 110065

Mobile: 7678689961

Email: vp@ifingo.org

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