CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviews hail-affected areas

15 Feb 2018
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviews hail-affected areas

During a review of the losses to crops in the recent hailstorm, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan directed to estimate the loss with complete transparency. CM Chouhan said that field teams of agriculture and panchayat department besides revenue department, panchs, sarpanchs and other public representatives should also be included in the survey team so that farmers do not have any complaint with the estimation.

CM Chouhan said that the survey report of the estimate of loss of crops should be pasted on walls of panchayat bhavans and other public places. Objections received should be redressed immediately and amendments should be made in the report. CM Chouhan said that affected farmers should be compensated under any circumstances.

It was told at the meeting that there have been changes in the initial figures of loss to crops. The number of affected villages has now grown from 621 to 984.

Public Works Minister Shri Rampal Singh, Chief Secretary Shri BP Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri AP Shrivastava, Commissioner Agriculture Production Shri PC Meena, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri Rajesh Rajoura, Principal Secretary Revenue Shri Arun Pandey, Principal Secretaries to the Chief Minister Shri Ashok Barnawal and Shri SK Mishra, Secretary to the Chief Minister Shri Vivek Agrawal and senior officers were present at the meeting