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Navjot Singh Sidhu to pay Rs 24 lakh from personal fund to Amritsar farmers who suffered crop damage by fire

Navjot Singh Sidhu to pay Rs 24 lakh from personal fund to Amritsar farmers who suffered crop damage by fire

Navjot Singh Sidhu made the announcement on Sunday following his visit to the Othian village where wheat crop spread over 300 acres was destroyed in a devastating fire.

Should I repay loan or commit suicide? says Chhattisgarh farmer after receiving Rs 81 for crop damage

Should I repay loan or commit suicide? says Chhattisgarh farmer after receiving Rs 81 for crop damage

A farmer hailing from Surguja area in Chhattisgarh is peeved with the administration for issuing him a cheque of Rs 81 for crop loss.

Rabi Crops Get Affected Due To Uncertain Rain | Ground Zero Report

Watch discussion on Rabi Crops that get affected due to uncertain rain.

PM to meet banks, insurance companies on crop insurance

PM to meet banks, insurance companies on crop insurance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet top officials of all banks and insurance companies this week in Mumbai to discuss the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana.
 

Wheat procurement falls to 21.73 mn tonne despite eased norms

The government has kept wheat procurement target of 30 MT for the current year, as against the actual procurement of 28 MT in the last year.

Wheat procurement may miss 30-mn tonnes target this year: Govt

Government's wheat procurement this year may fall short of the initial target of 30 million tonnes (MT) due to crop damage following a recent spell of unseasonal rains and hailstorms.

RBI instructs banks to restructure farm loans

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said it has instructed banks to restructure loans of farmers whose crops have been damaged by the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms.

PM Narendra Modi announces higher compensation for farmers hit by unseasonal rains

Modi said criteria of 50 percent crop damage for providing compensation to affected farmers has been reduced to 33 percent which will help more farmers to get compensation for their crop loss.

Modi govt's bonanza for farmers: Crop damage compensation hiked by 50%, eligibility lowered

The eligibility for getting compensation for crop damage due to natural calamity has been lowered from 50 percent of crop area to 33 percent.