Farmers will get compensation, the state government announced a package of Rs 500 crore

By | May 26, 2021

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani recently visited Gujarat for 40 km. The hurricane, which was hit by strong winds at an hourly rate, caused extensive damage to horticultural crops and summer crops at a cost of Rs. 200 crore hurricane agricultural aid package has been announced.

Chaired by the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel, Agriculture Minister R. C. An important decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the Core Committee held in the presence of Faldu, Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel as well as Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja and Senior Secretaries.

Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani, while introducing the role of this agriculturally favorable decision, said that the widespread impact of the hurricane has affected Girsomnath, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Botad in five districts as well as Navsari, Surat, Valsad and Bharuch districts of South Gujarat. Extensive damage has been done to agricultural and horticultural crops in an area of ​​one lakh hectares.

The Chief Minister further said that Ta. The hurricane, which entered Gujarat from the coast of Una on the night of May 14, tore through Gujarat at a speed of 50 kmph.

The rack farmer will get help

The Chief Minister has announced a package of Rs 500 crore to provide relief to the farmers of Gujarat. The amount will be credited directly to the farmers’ account within a week. A subsidy of Rs 1 lakh per hectare has been announced for horticultural crops. This assistance will be paid up to a limit of two hectares.

Against the damage caused to crops, houses, livestock as well as electricity, water-supply, roads, etc. by this hurricane in Gujarat, the entire administration of the state government conducted survey-restoration etc. on a war footing in a very short period of time like never before in the state. The Chief Minister added that the operation has achieved unprecedented speed.

Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani said that in order to help the farmers of the state to recover quickly from the extensive damage caused to horticultural crops, issues including production loss assistance to summer irrigated crops, loss relief due to fall of fruit trees in horticultural crops were covered in this generous hurricane relief package. Has come.

He said that for the first time, the state government has given a maximum of Rs. Historical assistance of one lakh, has been decided within the limit of two hectares.

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