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State govt. ready to relieve farmers from problems

04 Jun 2017
State govt. ready to relieve farmers from problems

Concluding the Krishi Vigyan Mela and beneficiaries meet in Jhabua, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that state government is a well wisher of farmers and sensitive towards their problems. Serious efforts are being made to relieve farmers from problems. Chief Minister Chouhan laid the foundation of building construction work for auditorium at Jhabua.

Chief Minister Chouhan told that a huge amount of money has been distributed in the form of crop insurance and crop loss compensation to farmers in the last few years. This year also Rs 2 thousand crore will be distributed among farmers. Lauding the roadmap prepared in Jhabua, he said state government is making efforts to double the income of farmers in a well-planned manner. Dams and ponds have been made to take water to the fields for irrigation.

Chief Minister Chouhan told that the first phase of work to bring Narmada river water in Alirajpur is in progress as per the announcement made earlier. The outline of bringing the Narmada water in Jhabua district is being prepared too. He said that drinking water will be arranged as and where needed. About 779 ponds have been registered for water conservation and employment in Jhabua district.

The Chief Minister said that 18000 houses have been allotted in Jhabua district this year. Next year also the same number of houses will be allotted and the house allotment will continue till the arrangement of houses is not done for all poor people.

The Chief Minister lauded the sapling plantation plan on 200 hectare area on Hathipawa mountains and appealed people to take part in the plantation drive on July 2 in the state. CM Chouhan administered an oath to people to plant saplings, save water, stop child marriage and educate girls and boys.