CM’s order ensured right payment under Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Nov 2017 12:29:30


Staff Reporter,

Cash payment of Rs 50,000 to farmers against sale of agriculture produce has been ensured in about 85 per cent mandis of the State under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana. Farmers are getting payment of Rs 50,000 in cash against sale value of their produces. The balance amount is being deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers through RTGS. Orders of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan issued in the interest of the farmers of the state under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana have been ensured completely in all the Krishi Upaj Mandis.

Total Rs 127.36 crore payment in cash has been made to the registered farmers against sale of their agriculture produces during the working days of 23 Krishi Mandis of A category from October 23 to 26. The balance amount of Rs 251 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of the farmers through RTGS.

Cash payment of Rs 50,000 begins in Mandis of Indore division: With the efforts of Indore  Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey, concrete arrangements of cash payment of Rs 50,000 against the total sale amount of farmers’ agriculture produces have been ensured in Krishi Upaj Mandis. Acting strictly on the complaints of cash payment of Rs 10,000 being made to the farmers in 27 mandis of the division, Dubey has ensured arrangement cash payment of Rs 50,000 in all the mandis.

Arrangement of cash payment of Rs 50,000 on token basis has been made in Indore and Dhar mandis. 2.24 lakh metric tonne soybean sold by farmers: Total 54,000 231 registered farmers have sold 2.24 lakh metric tonne soybean under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana from October 16 till now. The average selling rate of soybean is Rs 2,500 per quintal in the State. This rate is equivalent to the rates prevailing today in the mandis of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, which has been displayed on the AGMART Net portal of Government of India.