Haryana government has taken a commendable decision in the interest of farmers. Giving a gift to the farmers, the government has increased the compensation given for crop failure. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in his statement said that for the welfare of farmers, the compensation amount for crop loss exceeding 75 per cent has been increased from Rs 12,000 per acre to Rs 15,000 per acre.
Compensation done from 12000 to 15000 per acre
Taking to Twitter, Khattar informed about the state government’s decision to increase the compensation from Rs 12,000 per acre to Rs 15,000 per acre and said that if the loss exceeds 75 per cent of the crop, the compensation will be increased. Also, the slab in which the compensation amount is Rs 10,000 will be increased. The compensation amount is increased by 25 per cent in the slab of Rs 12,500 and below. Let us inform that these announcements were made on the occasion of the launch of a modern cooperative sugar mill in Karnal constructed with an outlay of Rs 263 crore. The Chief Minister said that the state government is giving the highest crop compensation in the country. CM called upon the farmers to insure their crops.
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Farmer with two acres will not have to pay crop insurance premium
Significantly, two days ago, the government had announced that farmers with two acres will not have to pay crop insurance premium, while for farmers with five acres, the government has decided to pay half the premium. Those who have more than five acres of land, they will have to insure the crop themselves. Khattar said that the capacity of Karnal Sugar Mill has been increased and farmers in and around Karnal will not have to carry their sugarcane elsewhere as the mill will run more if needed. He said that the rate of sugarcane in Haryana is the highest in the country and he assured the farmers that the rate of sugarcane would remain the highest.
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