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I will ensure the hard work of farmers do not go waste: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

11 Jul 2018
I will ensure the hard work of farmers do not go waste: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during the Crop Insurance Amount Distribution Programme held at Kalapipal of Shajapur district on July 11 said that he understands the pain of farmers. They toil hard in the field and bear the brunt of different climates. He further mentioned that the full value of farmers’ hard labour will be paid and he will not let go of their labour in vain.

CM Chouhan transferred Rs. 882 crore 74 lakh through e-payment into the bank accounts of 1 lakh 11 thousand farmers against crop insurance for the Kharif year 2017. He also distributed certificates of insurance claim amount among the farmers on this occasion. He also laid E-foundation and E-dedicated 22 constructions works costing Rs. 117 crore of Shajapur district during the programme.

Important Announcements of Chief Minister

  • I.T.I. will be opened at Kalapipal.
  • New College will be started at Arniyakalan.
  • Science classes will be started at Saligram Tomar College of Polykalan from the next academic session.
  • Rs. 2 crores will be given for Krishak Vishram-Grah in Krishi Upaj Mandi
  • Rs. 2 crores will be given to construct Deendayal Park in Paankhedi and Kalapipal.
  • The work plan will be prepared to protect crop being damaged by antelopes.

Arrears of Farmers’ Electricity Bill will be paid by State Government

While addressing the large gathering of farmers, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed that arrears of all the old electricity bills of farmers have been waived off under the Bijlee Bill Maafi Yojana. Now farmers have to pay only Rs 200/month as an actual bill. He stated that suggestions will be invited from all the sections of the society along with the farmers to formulate development work plan for the next 5 years. He informed in detail about Mukhya Mantri Jan-Kalyan (Sambal) Yojana, Saral Bill Scheme, Bijlee Bill Maafi Scheme, Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana and Krishak Samriddhi Yojana. The Chief Minister said that farmers must move forward to make agriculture a profitable occupation and encourage their children to set up agriculture-based industries; the State Government will render help at every step to them.

Crop pattern of Malwanchal will change

CM Chouhan mentioned that the state government has completed an impossible task of bringing Narmada water to Kshipra river. A detailed work plan has been prepared for irrigation in Dewas, Ujjain, Shajapur and Agar district from Narmada-Kali Sindh Part-1 and Part 2, Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Part-1 and Part -2 and Narmada-Malwa-Kshipra Part-2 Link projects. Under this scheme, irrigation facility will be made available on 14 lakh 20 thousand acre land of Malwanchal under different phases. He further stated that the crop pattern of Malwanchal will change completely after ensuring proper irrigation arrangement.