Until 31 .12.2021 (expired on the 31st .10.2021), the possibility for ELGA to grant to the beneficiaries is extended, up to a percentage 40% of the estimated compensation to which they are entitled, from damage caused to agricultural crops by the "Spring Frost 2021".
More specifically, This provides for an amendment to the bill on stable installations submitted to Parliament. This - among other things - addresses issues concerning on the one hand the operation of ELGA and on the other hand its mission, in particular the granting of compensation.
also, extended for 31.01.2022, from the 31 .12.2021 applicable, the time of completion of the processing of claims - financial aid applications, from damage caused to agricultural crops by the "Spring Frost 2021", for the ELGA correspondents.
What the amendment provides
particularly, in accordance with the amendment, for the damages caused to agricultural crops by the "Spring Frost 2021" from the 15th.2.2021 until the 20th.4.2021 in successive time periods, due to its unique nature in the Regions of the country and in all their Regional Units, the following applies:
a) The maximum annual compensation limit per plot may be up to 100% the insured value of the production of the damaged parcel.
b) ELGA can, following a decision of its Board of Directors, until December 31st 2021, to grant beneficiaries an advance payment of up to a percentage 40% of the estimated compensation, to which they are entitled, and fix a down payment rate different per detrimental cause or per product or per geographical area.
c) In the same way they can receive advances up to a percentage 40% of the estimated compensation, those who suffered damage to their crops, which were in pre-flowering stage, included in the Special (ΑD HOC) State Financial Aid Program for the "Spring Frost 2021" from February 15, 2021 to April 20, 2021, which will be submitted to the European Commission for approval.
The above program will include all losses from 15.2.2021 up to 20.4.2021 in the crops that were in pre-flowering stage and are not covered by the Insurance Regulation of ELGA.