This year in Maharashtra, farmers have suffered huge losses in the Kharif season. For example, sometimes due to excessive rains and sometimes due to the outbreak of pests growing on the crops, the crops have been damaged and the farmers are in trouble. Farmers constantly ask the government to compensate for the loss of crops in the rain. compensation were asking. State Agriculture Minister Abdul Sattar has said that giving relief to the farmers, a compensation amount of Rs 3 thousand 500 crore has been sent to their bank accounts. He said that the distribution of aid has started from September 15.
Agriculture Minister Abdul Sattar targeted the opposition leader Ajit Pawar and said that even Ajit Dada knew that in the previous government there was a ruckus in the treasury to help the farmers. Sattar further said that our government is fully capable of helping the farmers.
27 lakh farmers affected by rain
Meanwhile, Abdul Sattar also said that he would demand changes in the online e-peak inspection from the central government. Sattar said that Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are capable of solving the problems of the people. Help has reached the accounts of the affected farmers. All the district officials have released the money online in the account of the farmer. Sattar further said that 27 lakh farmers have been affected due to heavy rains in the state. So in Marathwada, there has been heavy damage to soybean crop due to snails. Sattar said that he has also announced an assistance of Rs 97 crore to the farmers affected by such losses.
Heavy damage in Latur, Osmanabad and Beed districts
After the soybean crop was in full swing during the Kharif season, it was destroyed by snails at many places. Due to this the farmers suffered heavy losses. After which the farmers were demanding compensation. In Latur, Osmanabad and Beed districts, snails caused more damage to crops. In this regard, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde had given instructions to help. According to this, the decision of the government has been issued regarding the funding of Rs 98 crore 58 lakh to these 3 districts.
Emphasis on modern technology in agriculture
He said that the success stories of farmers who have made progress in agriculture by using modern technology in agriculture should be disseminated, so that these success stories can become a guide for other farmers. He said that information about agricultural schemes should reach the final beneficiaries of the village through agricultural machines. At the same time, the government is paying attention to modern technology in the agriculture sector. On this occasion, Sattar also said that the farmers of the village should be happy, it is the effort of the state government that the benefits of government schemes reach directly to every farmer of the village.
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