21 Mar 2023

Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Visits Hailstorm Affected Villages Of Vidisha, Sagar

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that farmers will now be given a relief amount of Rs. 32 thousand per hectare on a loss over 50 percent to crops due to hailstorm and untimely rain. The amount of crop insurance will be given separately. He also instructed the officials to include horticulture crops in the survey. CM Chouhan said that the farmer should not worry or be upset, I am with them and will take the farmers out of all kinds of trouble.

Survey of each farm would be done with humane approach

On Tuesday, CM Shivraj consoled the farmers after taking stock of the damage caused to crops due to hailstorm in Patwarikhedi, Hathiyakheda, Ghurda, Mudraganesh and Madhichaubisa villages of Gulabganj tehsil of Vidisha district. He later also visited farmers of Bina tehsil of Sagar district.
In Vidisha, the CM said that the farmers should not worry; the survey of each affected farm would be done with humane approach and generosity, so that the farmers could be given full relief. He said that survey work is going on in the affected districts. The CM instructed that survey of damages should be done in a transparent manner.

Rs 32000 will be given per hectare on more than 50 percent loss  

CM Shivraj told the farmers that Rs 32,000 for loss of more than 50 percent in one hectare crop, Rs 37,500 for loss of cow-buffalo, Rs 4,000 for sheep-goat, Rs 20 thousand for she-calf and Rs 100 each for cock-hen loss relief amount will be given. Assistance will also be given for damage to houses.

Date of loan recovery will be extended

CM Chouhan said that date of loan recovery of the affected farmers will not only be extended, but the interest will also be paid by the government and loans will be given at zero percent interest for the next crop as well. The Chief Minister said that the date for purchase of crops on support price will also be extended. Rs 56 thousand will be provided for the marriage of the daughters of the affected farmer families under the Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojana.

CM hugs and comforts farmers

In village Patwarikhedi, the Chief Minister spoke to the farmers whose wheat crop was damaged including Smt. Komal Bai and Raghuveer Singh Dangi and farmers Vijay Singh Dangi and Keel Singh whose lentil crop was affected.
The Chief Minister reached the farms of wheat crop affected farmers. He hugged the farmers and consoled them assuring that maximum compensation would be given for their losses.

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