Heavy damage to crops in Aurangabad, demand of Rs 695 crore for compensation

The unseasonal rains have affected the most farmers in Marathwada. At the same time, due to heavy rains in Aurangabad district, there has been more damage to crops. After which the administration has started Panchnama of the damaged area. It is being told that Panchnama is likely to be completed in Marathwada by next week. District Collector Astik Kumar Pandey has informed that the district administration has demanded Rs 695 crore from the government due to heavy rains in the district in September and October. The report of Panchnama has been submitted to the government. And farmers Will get the help of the help amount soon.

Kharif season was sown in 671 thousand 426 hectare area in Aurangabad district. But due to incessant rains, the crop in 12 thousand 679 hectares of that crop has been ruined. In the last two months, the crops planted in 4 lakh 43 thousand 943 hectares have been damaged due to rain. According to the initial estimate, a demand of 628 crores was made from the district administration, but after the Panchnama, a revised demand of 695 crores has been made by the Collectorate.

loss of crops

According to the report given by the district administration, there is 4 lakh 30 thousand 742 hectares of cultivable area. 6 thousand 234 horticulture areas and 6 thousand 967 areas belong to fruit crops. The most affected areas have become agricultural. And for this, Rs 585 crore will be required. 17 crores will be needed for horticulture and 25 crores for orchards. Therefore, Collector Pandey said that according to the revised demand, a proposal of Rs 695 crore has been submitted to the government.

Heavy damage in Aurangabad district

Aurangabad district, which has been affected by rain for the last three years, is also in the grip of heavy rains this time too. Withdrawal rains have caused more damage to Kharif crops. In this, there has been massive damage to other crops including soybean, cotton, maize and millet. That is why the farmers are constantly demanding compensation from the government. Now the district administration has now sent a proposal of 695 crores for compensation.

2400 crores will be taken for compensation to Marathwada

In the month of September-October, due to heavy rains in Marathwada, land has been damaged in an area of ​​17 lakh 70 thousand 748 hectares. For which Rs 2400 crore will be needed for compensation. In this regard, the departmental administration has also demanded it by sending a report to the senior level. In such a situation, now it has to be seen that when the farmers will actually get the assistance amount in hand.

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