Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday introduced a particular aid bundle for the farmers in Cyclone Yaas affected districts of the state, the place the Cyclonic storm destroyed crops in lots of locations, inflicting intensive injury to livestock, fisheries and handlooms.
Reviewing the loss borne by farmers resulting from Cyclone Yaas, Patnaik stated, “Agriculture Enter subsidy will probably be supplied to small and marginal farmers who’ve sustained crop lack of 33 per cent and above, ₹6800 per hectare in non-irrigated areas. In irrigated land enter subsidy of ₹13,500 will probably be given per hectare, and ₹18,000 per hectare for every type of perennial fruits like mango, cashew, coconut, betel and so forth will probably be supplied.”
In line with a press release issued by the state authorities on Thursday, the farmers will obtain a minimal subsidy of ₹2,000 for all-season crops and a minimal subsidy of ₹1,000 for different crops.
Farmers within the affected districts will probably be supplied with one and a half lakh quintals of high-quality licensed paddy seeds together with a 25 per cent rebate from the present rebate for the 2021 Kharif season and the rebate will probably be credited on to the farmer’s account by way of DBT.
A subsidy of ₹20 crore will probably be supplied within the Cyclone affected districts for procurement of technical agriculture tools together with the rebates, stated the assertion.
An incentive of ₹15,000 per particular person will probably be supplied to 125 betel cine cultivators by way of DBT and ₹40,000 will probably be supplied to 50 mushroom cultivation items affected by the storm.
Steps will probably be taken to expedite the preparation of crop harvest experiences for settlement of claims of the affected farmers coated underneath Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, stated the state authorities, including that short-term loans of farmers with 33 % and above crops injury in affected areas will probably be transformed into medium-term loans.
In line with the assertion, help may even be supplied for the lack of the livestock animals, ₹30,000 has been introduced for milk-providing cows and Buffalo whereas ₹25,000 (for a most of three) will probably be supplied for non-milch animal.
Equally, ₹16,000 for every will probably be supplied for lack of calves, ₹3,000 as much as 30 goats / sheep and ₹50 per rooster, a most of ₹5,000 will probably be given to the affected farmers.
₹2,100 will probably be supplied for the reconstruction and renovation of cow sheds broken by Cyclone, it stated.
Fish farmers and Fishermens affected by the cyclone will get ₹4,100 for repairing partially broken boats, ₹2,100 for partially broken fishing nets, ₹9,600 for the development of the boat towards a completely broken boat, and ₹2,600 for totally broken fishing web.
An enter subsidy of ₹12,200 per hectare and will probably be supplied for the renovation of fish farm and ₹8,200 per hectare for fish seed farms, stated the assertion.
“Many handloom and handicraft artisans have additionally been affected by the Cyclone. Due to this fact, the affected artisans will probably be supplied ₹4,100 for his or her tools and ₹4,100 will probably be paid to every artisan for broken uncooked supplies and completed items,” the state authorities stated.
As per the assertion, intensive employment alternatives will probably be created underneath the MGNREGS scheme to offer employment to the affected folks. It should additionally deal with the restore and upkeep of village panchayats, playgrounds, canals, mud dams and building of cow sheds.