Govt will help farmers get rid of crisis: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 23 Nov 2017 11:36:53


Staff Reporter,

Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana: Price difference of Rs 135 crore reached 1.35 lakh farmers’ bank accounts in one click

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the State Government will leave no stone unturned to help farmers get rid of every crisis. He further mentioned “I have ploughed the field himself and has suffered the brunt of weather; therefore I feel the pain of the farmers.” Chouhan was addressing farmers after transferring the price difference amount of Rs 135 crore by laptop in the bank accounts of 1.35 lakh registered farmers in single click at a huge farmers’ convention at Ujjain on Wednesday. He also distributed the price difference amount certificates to the farmers.

CM Chouhan has informed the farmers that the price difference amount of Rs 135 crore has been transferred directly in to the bank accounts of 1.35 lakh farmers, who have sold their kharif crop between October 16 and 31 under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana. He further mentioned that under the scheme, the price difference amount of Rs 470 per quintal for soybean, Rs 2,400 for urad, Rs 1,455 for moong, Rs 720 on ground nut and Rs 235 per quintal for maize has been transferred into the bank accounts of the farmers.
Chouhan further informed that registration date under the scheme has been extended till November 25.

Moreover, Chouhan stated that a Krishak Udhyami Yojana has been prepared by the State Government for the farmers. Loan of Rs 10 lakh to 2 crore will be provided without guarantee to the children of the farmers for establishing industry related to the agriculture. Subsidy of Rs 15 lakh on loan of Rs One crore besides Rs 30 lakh on loan of Rs 2 crore will be given and the interest will be charged at the rate of only 5 per cent for 5 years on the loan amount.