Odisha announces a package for Yaas-affected farmers
The enter subsidy for irrigated areas will probably be ₹13,500 per hectare.
The Odisha authorities on Thursday introduced a package for farmers affected by the cyclonic storm Yaas .
Small and marginal farmers who suffered 33% loss in non-irrigated areas will probably be given an enter subsidy of ₹6800 per hectare. The enter subsidy for irrigated areas will probably be ₹13,500 per hectare.
The authorities will give ₹18,000 per hectare for all-day crops, together with mango, cashew and coconut.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who accredited the package, stated farmers within the affected districts can be given ₹20 crore low cost in direct profit switch to purchase high-quality agricultural equipment.
“Farmers affected by sea ingression in some parts of Bhadrak and Balasore districts will get ₹750 per for the management of soil nutrition and improvement of soil quality, and assistance will be provided for a total of 10,000 hectares of land,” stated a assertion issued by the Chief Minister’s Office.
Steps will probably be taken to expedite preparation of crop slicing report in order that the claims of the affected farmers lined by the Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme will be settled.
Short-term kharif loans to farmers with losses of greater than 33% within the affected areas will probably be transformed into medium-term loans. Affected individuals will probably be supplied satisfactory work underneath the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme to compensate for the lack of livelihood.