CM Assures Full Support to Farmers Suffering Loss Due to Rains

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  • CM visited Vidisha district to assess the loss due to untimely rains.
  • Farmer to get Rs 30,000 per hectare for loss of more than 50 percent of the crop.
  • Instructed respective authorities to release financial aid.

Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday visited agriculture farms in Unnarsi village of Vidisha districts to assess the damage caused to crops due to recent, untimely rain and hailstorm, as per the official statement.

Discussing the concerns with the farmers, he informed that the survey was almost completed, and the respective authorities were instructed to release financial assistance. A relief amount at the rate of Rs 30,000 per hectare will be given to those whose loss gauged more than 50 per cent, he informed. Calling the farmers. “Annadata”, he assured them full support from the govt.

CM Chouhan has been visiting districts that were severely impacted by the unseasoned rains in recent days. On Friday he visited the agriculture farms in Khistone village of Niwari districts to assess the damage caused to crops. “Do not panic, we will face the situation together. I’ll get you out of trouble. If there is a loss of more than 50 per cent of crop, then a relief amount will be given at the rate of Rs 30,000 per hectare. The benefit of crop insurance would be made available separately. Along with this, the recovery of short term loans will be postponed and short term crop loans will be converted into medium term loans, he assured.”

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