K’taka: BJP Govt announces Rs 3,500 cr package for drought-hit farmers

In a major step to mitigate the sufferings of farmers reeling under worst drought in four decades in several parts of Karnataka, the government on Tuesday announced a Rs 3,500-crore package waiving farms loan up to Rs 25,000.

BJP seeks package from Centre for farmers

The state unit of BJP on Monday
demanded that the Central government sanction a Rs 10,000
crore package to help farmers hit by drought.

Financial assistance to drought-hit farmers in Orissa

The Orissa government on Wednesday
announced financial assistance to farmers facing crop losses
due to deficient rainfall and pest attack.