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Crop Insurance scheme will be introduced in new form in farmers’ interest: CM

Team Absolute|Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while presenting gifts of development works worth crores of rupees at an inaugural and bhumi-pujan programme held at the stadium in Punasa on Wednesday, announced for granting tehsil status to Moondi and Killod Nagar Parishad of Khandwa district. Chief Minister Chouhan also declared Sant Singaji Sthal as a religious tourist destination of the state. Apart from this, he also announced Rs. One crore 55 lakh for the infrastructure development of Sant Singhaji Sthal. While addressing the Bhumi Pujan and inaugural programme of the development works, Chief Minister said that now the crop insurance scheme will be introduced in a new form in the state. The Punasa Micro Lift Irrigation Scheme will be reassessed to cover the left out villages. Chouhan said that Sambal Yojana is the right of poor and weaker section of the state. Instructing to conduct the survey of this year’s rain affected crops with honesty, he said that arrangement will be made for adequate relief amount.Chouhan distributed amount and certificates to the beneficiaries of various schemes in the programme. He distributed Rs 1.90 crore as first installment of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to 190 beneficiaries of Moondi Nagar Parishad. Apart from this, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also performed bhumi pujan of 6 construction works costing Rs. 44.77 crore and dedicated 14 construction works costing Rs. 13.8 crore. Chouhan also distributed benefits, certificates and eligibility slips to the beneficiaries of various schemes during the progamme.Addressing the inaugural and bhumi pujan programme, Minister for Agriculture Kamal Patel said that steps have been taken for all-round development in the state in the direction to realize the resolution of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. Now the citizens are being benefitted continuously by the public welfare schemes of the government. Patel said that under RBC 6/4, the relief amount against the rain-affected crops will be provided to the farmers.

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