Maharashtra Governor Announces Financial
Relief to Farmers
Sunday,17 November 2019 05:31 PM IST
Mumbai: The Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari today (16 Nov) took stock of the damage to crops caused by unseasonal rains during October - November 2019 and announced the financial relief to the affected farmers.
A relief of Rs.8,000/- per hectare up to 2 hectare for agricultural Kharif crops and a relief of Rs.18,000/- per hectare up to 2 hectares for horticulture/ perennial crops was announced today. In addition to above relief package, the Governor further announced exemption of land revenue to the affected area and exemption of examination fee of school and colleges to the wards of farmers whose crops suffered damages.
The Governor also directed the state administration to disburse relief immediately