October 16, 2021

Published from Mumbai, Delhi & Bhopal

Relief, support and encouragement to farmers will continue: CM Chouhan

Team Absolute|Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh government is constantly active in the direction of changing the lives of farmers by making agriculture a profitable business and building a Atmanirbhar Bharat. Relief, support and encouragement to farmers will continue. Economic crisis does exist due to Corona, but if support is needed, farmers will be provided relief even if one has to be done by borrowing money. The security cover of farmers will remain. Chouhan said that in order to make crop insurance scheme more farmer friendly and accessible, discussion will be held with Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding its operation by state government company and release of various grants directly into the account of the farmer. Chief Minister Chouhan was addressing farmers at Minto Hall. On this occasion, Chouhan transferred insurance claim amount of Rs 100 crore of the weather-based horticulture crop insurance scheme under the Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme, by single click into the accounts of one lakh 72 thousand farmers. An amount of Rs. 2000 each was transferred to the accounts of one lakh 75 thousand farmers with a single click under Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana. On Friday, this amount was released to 5 lakh 70 thousand 298 farmers. About 77 lakh farmers of the state are to be benefited under the Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana. The process of transfer of funds will continue. Chouhan said that farmers are provided with Rs 6 thousand per farmer every year under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. Along with this, the state government will now provide Samman Nidhi of Rs 2000 each to farmers in two instalments each per year. In this way, farmers will get total Rs 10 thousand per year under Madhya Pradesh Kisan Samman Nidhi. Chouhan also dedicated the “Seemaank App” created by the Revenue Department to make information related to land easily accessible to farmers. Chouhan held a detailed discussion with farmers on the provisions of the agricultural bills b

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