BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday introduced a bundle for farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas which hit the coastal districts on Might 26.
He assured farmers that steps might be taken to expedite preparation of crop chopping report in order that claims of farmers registered underneath the Pradhan Mantri Phasal Bima Yojana might be settled rapidly.
The bundle consists of provision of enter subsidy for small and marginal farmers who suffered crop lack of 33 per cent or extra and conversion of their brief time period loans to mid-term loans. In addition to, he additionally introduced subsidy price Rs 20 crore on farm tools for the affected farmers.
Small and marginal farmers of unirrigated areas will get enter subsidy of Rs 6,800 per hectare. Equally, in irrigated areas farmers will get enter subsidy of Rs 13,500 per hectare. For all climate crops like mango, cashew nut, coconut and kewra, the enter subsidy for crop loss has been fastened at Rs 18,000 per hectare.
Based on the Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO), minimal enter subsidy for all climate and different crops have been fastened at Rs 2000 and Rs 1000 respectively.
Equally, affected farmers will get 25 per extra subsidy for 2021 Kharif crop together with one lakh quintal licensed paddy seeds. The subsidy quantity might be instantly deposited within the financial institution accounts of affected farmers.
As per the bundle, an incentive of Rs 1,500 per hectare might be offered to farmers who had adopted fashionable farm strategies. The motivation might be obtainable for 36,000 acres of land the place fashionable farm strategies had been adopted in cultivation.
Equally, cash for buy of insecticide and pesticide for 60,000 acres might be instantly credited to the accounts of farmers as per requirement.
The CMO maintained that 2000 pumpsets and 3000 sprayers might be offered to farmers within the affected areas in 50 per cent subsidised charges. Equally, farmers of Balasore and Bhadrak districts the place saline inundation broken crop in a big space, Rs 750 per hectare might be offered for nutrient administration and soil ameliorants for 10,000 hectares. In addition to, 125 betel cultivators might be offered Rs 15,000 every by way of direct profit switch (DBT). In addition to, 50 mushroom cultivation items might be offered Rs 40,000 every.
The bundle additionally consists of compensation lack of livestock by the farmers. Farmers who’ve misplaced milch cows and buffaloes will get Rs 30,000 every such animals for optimum three and Rs 20,000 per non-milch animals for optimum three. Fishermen will get Rs 4100 for restore of their boat and Rs 2100 per broken web. In addition to, Rs 9600 might be given for totally broken boats.
Affected pisci-culture farmers will get enter subsidy of Rs12,200 and Rs 8,200 per hectare for restoration fish and fish seed farms respectively. Handloom and handicraft staff might be offered Rs 4100 for buy of broken tools and one other Rs 4100 for buy of uncooked supplies.
The bundle introduced that eligible beneficiaries might be offered help as per State Catastrophe Reduction Fund/Nationwide Catastrophe Reduction Fund for rebuilding their homes broken within the cyclone.