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Government will pay the premium for crop insurance of farmers: Raghubar Das

The state government will also give seeds of pulses and oilseeds for alternative farming on subsidy, an official release said here.


Government will pay the premium for crop insurance of farmers: Raghubar Das
Das said the state government is worried about the low rainfall and is monitoring the situation. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said the state government will pay the premium for crop insurance of farmers.

The state government will also give seeds of pulses and oilseeds for alternative farming on subsidy, an official release said here.

Under the Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme, the state government will bear the amount of premium for the share of farmers, so that more and more farmers can get benefit in dry condition, Das said while reviewing the low rainfall in the state.

The Agriculture Department will collect the daily data of rain and sowing and a review meeting will be held on August 1, he said.

Das said the state government is worried about the low rainfall and is monitoring the situation.

The state government is with the farmers and in constant touch with the Central government, he said.

It was informed in the meeting that normal rains have occurred in six districts of the state. In other districts, the rains have been less than normal, the release said.

The Chief Minister instructed the officials to keep adequate stock of pulses and oil seeds for alternative farming. If needed, these seeds will be made available to the farmers on subsidy.

Agriculture Minister Randhir Singh, Chief Secretary Sudhir Tripathi, Development Commissioner DK Tiwari,

Additional Chief Secretary Sukhdev Singh, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Sunil Kumar Barnwal, and Agriculture Secretary Puja Singhal were present in the meeting.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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