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Farmers having up to 5-acre holding and small traders included under Sambal Yojana

09 Sep 2018
Farmers having up to 5-acre holding and small traders included under Sambal Yojana

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing a huge public gathering at village Bhuabichhiya of Mandla district has announced that farmers with up to 5-acre holding and small traders will also be included under the Sambal Yojana. He mentioned that families comprising more than one sister and brother will also become eligible under this scheme.

80 Lakh Farmers to be benefitted

A total of 80 lakh farmers in the state, with up to 5-acre holding will be directly entitled to Mukhya Mantri Jan-Kalyan (Sambal) Yojana. It is to be highlighted that there are approximately one crore 51 lakh agriculture landholders in the state. Out of this, there are over 71 lakh agriculture landholders who own more than 5-acre land and 80 lakh farmers holding less than 5-acre land in the state.

Dedicates and lays foundation stone of development works costing Rs. 26 crores

The Chief Minister gave instructions that an arrangement should be made to supply water from the Halon Irrigation Project to the remote areas of Bichhiya Assembly Constituency through lift irrigation system. CM Chouhan also dedicated and laid the foundation stone for development works costing Rs. 26 crores for Bichhiya Assembly constituency.

Apprising about the public welfare schemes, CM Chouhan stated that a proper rehabilitation will be ensured for Birsa village, which comes under the submergence area of the Halon Irrigation Project. A national highway by-pass road will be constructed in Bichhiya. He urged people to come forward with authority to avail benefits of the schemes.

The benefit of Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana on scoring 80 per cent marks in CBSE too

It is to be highlighted that the Chief Minister had announced to extend the benefits of Mukhya Mantri Medhavi Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana to students scoring 80 per cent marks in the 12th examination of CBSE too on September 6 in Khandwa. Previously, the norm was 85 per cent.