Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


Chandigarh-Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Friday stated that the state authorities will proceed to provide the very best charge to the Sugarcane cultivators of the state within the coming occasions too.

Interacting with the media individuals after parleys with the farmers Unions right here Punjab Bhawan in the present day, the Chief Minister stated that the state authorities has all the time been on high to supply charges to the sugarcane cultivators and now additionally this development will likely be continued. He stated that the state authorities was giving Rs 380 per quintal as State Agreed Price (SAP) of the sugarcane which was highest within the nation until Haryana had just lately enhanced it to Rs 386 per quintal. However, Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that the state authorities will quickly give excellent news to the farmers by upward revision of this value, after having a gathering with the Sugarcane mill house owners, within the coming days.

The Chief Minister stated that for the primary time within the historical past of the state his authorities has cleared all of the pending arrears of sugarcane farmers, which had been inherited from the earlier governments. He stated that the state has 16 sugar mills out of which 9 are from the cooperative sector and the remaining ones are from the personal sector. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that solely the fee from two personal mills viz. Phagwara and Dhuri are pending, including that the wheels have been set in movement for recovering this cash, and paying it to the farmers, after promoting these properties.

The Chief Minister unequivocally stated that his doorways are open for dialogue with any part of the society however harassment of frequent man on pretext of protests is completely unacceptable. He stated that this development must be checked in order that most of the people don’t face any form of inconvenience as a result of protests including that it’s heartening to be taught that the farmer unions have given affirmative response to it. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that the federal government is all the time able to resolve the problems pertaining to varied sections of society by means of negotiations so the difficulty to the frequent man by means of rail or street blockades should be averted.

The Chief Minister stated that such motion causes issues to the final folks as a result of which they flip in opposition to the agitators thereby creating discord within the society. He stated that sadly the frequent man has to undergo so much as a result of such protests which is completely unwarranted and undesirable. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that it’s a matter of immense delight and satisfaction that farmers have determined to carry the rail and street blockade in bigger public pursuits.

The Chief Minister stated that the state authorities is making strenuous efforts for guaranteeing that Punjab turns into primary state within the nation for which assist of each part of society is significant. He stated that this can be a pro-people authorities and each motion of the state authorities is aimed toward guaranteeing the nicely being of the folks. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that each single penny from the state exchequer is being spent on the nicely being of the folks and no stone is being left unturned for this noble trigger.

The Chief Minister stated that nobody has emerged victorious or has misplaced on this means of dialogue as each choice has been taken to make sure welfare of the state and its folks. He stated that the state authorities has taken path breaking initiatives by giving free energy, opening Aam Aadmi Clinics, giving authorities jobs to folks, opening new vistas of employment within the personal sector and others. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that this course of will even proceed within the coming days because the state authorities is making concerted efforts for holistic growth of Punjab.

The Chief Minister stated that the state authorities has made all out efforts to verify the menace of stubble burning within the state. He stated that it’s unusual to notice that regardless of all efforts Punjab is being blamed for the deteriorating AQI index within the nationwide capital. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that it’s ironic that regardless of of each effort the state is being defamed with none motive.

The Chief Minister advocated incentivizing the farmers for not burning the paddy straw and promotion of the crop diversification. He stated that together with this the farmers must be given MSP for the choice crops thereby supplementing their revenue in an enormous approach. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that this may assist in encouraging the farmers to return out of the rut of wheat/ paddy cycle and improve their revenue.

The Chief Minister additionally cautioned the Union authorities to cease refraining from threatening the farmers to finish the MSP regime on paddy. He stated that fairly than this the Union authorities should intervene and discover a viable mechanism to cease burning of paddy straw as this was an issue of whole northern and central India. Bhagwant Singh Mann quipped that if the Prime Minister Modi can boast to resolve the continuing disaster between Russia and Ukraine, then this can be a comparatively small problem for him however it’ll assist in saving the surroundings of the nation.

The Chief Minister categorically stated that Punjab has performed an important function in making the nation self-reliant in meals manufacturing and the Union authorities ought to desist from abandoning the hardworking and resilient farmers of the state on this problem. He stated that fairly than meting out step motherly remedy with the farmers and agriculture the Union authorities ought to make efforts to make agriculture a worthwhile enterprise. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that the MPs of the Aam Aadmi Party will elevate all these points associated to Punjab within the ensuing session of the Parliament.

The Chief Minister additionally expressed hope that the Punjab Governor will quickly clear all of the payments pending with him. He stated that the Apex court docket has given a transparent verdict on this regard and the payments handed by the Punjab Vidhan Sabha are actually mendacity with the Governor. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that the time has come when the Governor ought to discharge his constitutional and legislative duties thereby guaranteeing the sleek functioning of an elected authorities within the state.

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