Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (File Photo)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (File Photo)

Already approved Rs 10,000 crore for farmers affected by rains: Fadnavis

ANI | Updated: Nov 03, 2019 18:46 IST

Akola (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 3 (ANI): Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that the state government has already approved Rs 10,000 crore to provide relief to farmers affected by rains in the state.
Fadnavis said, "We have already approved Rs 10,000 crore. The state government stands firmly with farmers whose crops have been damaged due to heavy rains and all the necessary steps and assistance will be provided to them."
The Chief Minister visited Lakhanwada, Chikhalgaon and Mhaispur villages in Akola district to inspect crop damages due to unseasonal rains and interacted with farmers.
"Will treat this situation like drought and have directed officials to do all surveys before November 6 and to organise camps in villages for the same," he said.
Fadnavis asked officials to act as a mediator between insurance companies and farmers to get early and maximum assistance and ensure not a single farmer be kept deprived from assistance.
He also asked them to provide all the assistance for upcoming Rabi season, at a review meeting in Akola. (ANI)