The uploading of new application on BSB portal & mobile application is closed for Rabi 2020-2021. Rest of the activities like application edit, rejection & approval can be done as usual.

FAQs List

1) Who can access the app? What is the BSB app for? Where can we get it?
The BSB app is a medium to register farmers online for the RABI 2020-2021 season, generally used by the intermediary users. The app can be downloaded at Google Play Store- the link to which is given below:- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.ingreens.app.bsb 
2) Suppose, if a voter ID card is already registered, will the app mention it?
- Yes, off-course. It will show you all its applications details within the selected district. It will also allow you to add for any second crop / second plot in any separate block/GP.

3) How can we know if the voter ID card is not pre-registered & is completely fresh for registration in this season?
-  Post typing the voter ID card number, it will immediately show you the message- “AVAILABLE FOR NEW REGISTRATION!”

4) It is very confusing to remember which crops are notified in which blocks in a certain district. Is there any solution for this? It is not possible to see the notification issued by the State Government, several times, due to the time constraints. What can be done?
- Sure. BSB app for Rabi 2021 is developed quite user-friendly this time. Whenever any app user selects a certain block of his choice, a list of notified crops, pertaining to that selected block, is displayed right below in the panel section – “BSB NOTIFIED CROPS”. This will alter & change with whichever block you select. 
5) Is it necessary to fill all the fields?
- Yes, please follow the star mark at the corner of each field to ascertain the same.

6) Is “dot” accepted in the name field? For eg: “MR. XYZ”?? Shall it take submit?
– Yes. It will. 
7) Which applications fields in while entering data, once registered, cannot be editable later?
– 4 fields- (1) EPIC Card Number, (2) Farmer’s name, (3) Relation with Farmer's (4) Farmer's Bank Name.

8) What is the maximum permissible size for pictures to be uploaded?
- For the APP, it is 500KB. (Including Land document).
- For the PORTAL, it is 500 KB for all documents & 1 MB for land document.

9) What are the picture formats supported for pictures to be uploaded?
– JPG, JPEG, PDF, PNG.

What is the use of BSB App?
BSB App is used for on line registration of Farmers for Crop Insurance in the Bangla Shasya Bima portal. 
Where the BSB App is available?
The App can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Alternatively, it is available in  the following link:- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.ingreens.app.bsb 
Who can have access the App?
 | The intermediary users of the Implementing Agency who are activated by the IA.
How can it be checked whether a farmer is already registered in BSB?
Upon inserting the EPIC no., the App will show the details of the farmer, if he is already registered. Otherwise, the App will allow fresh registration and a message will pop up - “AVAILABLE FOR

NEW REGISTRATION!” 
Are all the fields in the App editable?
No. Upon inserting the EPIC no. of a pre-registered farmer, all fields get auto-populated. The following fields cannot be edited :-  (1) EPIC Number, (2) Farmer’s name, (3) Relationship with Farmer. 
Is “dot [.]” accepted in the name field?
 | Yes. Only dot [.] is acceptable in the Name field. No other punctuation is allowed.
Is it necessary to fill all the fields?
No. The compulsory fields are marked with star at the corner of each field 
If a farmer is already registered, will the App allow registration for insurance of additional crop and separate plot?
Yes. The App will allow adding additional crop and plot in the same as well as separate GP / Block. 
Is it possible to verify whether a crop is notified in a particular Insurance Unit?
Yes. Whenever a Insurance Unit ( Block / GP ) is selected in the App during registration, the notified crops will be shown in a drop down box. 
What is the maximum permissible size for pictures to be uploaded in the App?
500KB (Including Land document). 
What are the picture formats supported for pictures to be uploaded?
 JPG, JPEG, PDF, PNG.  

Who can access the Portal?
At Govt. level:- The State Level Users who are activated by the State Nodal Officer; the District Level Officers who are activated by the State Nodal Officer/User and the Block level Officers who are activated by the District Nodal Officer.

At IA level :- The State Level Users who are activated by the Govt. State Nodal Officer. Other users, who are activated by the State Level Officer of the IA.

At Bank level:- The State Level Users who are activated by the Govt. State Nodal Officer. Other users, who are activated by the State/District Nodal Officer of the concerned Bank. 
Who can make data entry in the Portal?
The Intermediary Users of the IA and / or other users who are activated by the State Level User of the IA.  
Who can approve the Farmers’ application?
The Implementing Agency (IA).
Do the Farmers have access in the Portal?
Yes. It is restricted to the Farmer's Corner and other features in the Home page.