Fri. Dec 1st, 2023


Chandigarh-Punjab Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa stated that Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has credited an quantity of Rs. 119 crore within the financial institution accounts of farmers as crop broken aid until September 23. He stated that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has launched an quantity to the tune of Rs 188.62 crore to flood affected districts of Punjab to compensate the injury of of paddy sapling and different crops.

          This is the primary time {that a} authorities is giving compensation of Rs. 6800 per acre for broken paddy sapling, he added. Jimpa stated that Rs. 33.50 crore was launched as advance aid as quickly as studies of flood danger have been obtained within the month of July. After this, aid funds have been launched to the affected districts occasionally.

          The Disaster Management Minister additional stated that directions had already been issued to all of the Deputy Commissioners that the aid compensation ought to be distributed to the deserving farmers in a clear and hassle-free method. Apart from this, there ought to be no advice or favour to influential individuals whereas disbursing compensations and it ought to be given solely to the real particular person on the idea of advantage.

          He stated that the compensation was being offered to the affected farmers as per the Girdavari studies. As per the studies obtained from totally different districts, compensation quantity of 49.73 crore has been deposited within the financial institution accounts of the affected farmers of Patiala district up to now. Similarly, 15.56 crore to the farmers of Sangrur district, 10.27 crores to Ferozepur, 8.24 crore to Jalandhar, Rs. 15.02 crore to Tarn Taran, Rs. 6.46 crore to Mansa, 3.69 crore to Fazilka and Rs. 1.39 crore have been credited within the financial institution accounts of farmers of Fatehgarh Sahib district.

          Jimpa stated that the Punjab authorities has no dearth of funds to compensate the flood affected farmers as state catastrophe administration aid funds had enough funds. He identified that solely stipulated compensation as per the Centre Government’s rest in guidelines may very well be offered to the affected individuals. He stated that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has additionally written a letter to the central authorities concerning this however no optimistic response has been obtained but.

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