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Crop losses: Rs 18,000 each to be given to farmers in UP

The district authorities here have announced a compensation of Rs 18,000 each to more than 28,000 farmers who have lost their crops due to untimely rains and hailstorms in the state.



Muzaffarnagar: The district authorities here have announced a compensation of Rs 18,000 each to more than 28,000 farmers who have lost their crops due to untimely rains and hailstorms in the state.

Crops worth crore of rupees were estimated to have been damaged due to heavy rains and hailstorms, according to a survey done by authorities here.

28,000 farmers from Jansath, Khatoli, Budhana, and Sadar tehsils were identified for the relief, Additional District Magistrate RK Sharma told reporters here.

Rs 18,000 each would be provided to them as compensation, he said.

From Zee News

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