Farmers in Karjan and Shinor talukas suffered crop losses due to heavy rains in the last monsoon as well as release of water from the Narmada dam. Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel always taking care of the interests of the sons of the earth sanctioned a agricultural assistance package for the farmers of these two talukas to compensate for the crop loss.
Welcoming the decision of the state government to sanction agricultural assistance package for the farmers of these two talukas of Vadodara district, Minister of State for Home Affairs Pradipsinh Jadeja thanked both CM and deputy CM for helping the farmers.
In 2020-21, during the kharif season, heavy rains and release of water from Narmada dam incurred heavy loss to the farmers in the Karjan and Shinor talukas. To compensate for the loss of crops, ten villages in Karjan and Shinor taluka situated on the banks of Narmada river will be compensated by the government. ‘A total of 2846 farmers will be given Rs. 10,000 – up to a maximum of two hectares and a minimum of Rs. 5,000 / – per farmer has been sanctioned by the state government, said District Agriculture Officer Nitin Vasava.
The farmers of these two talukas have thanked Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel for approving the agricultural assistance package.