Prompt mechanism for disbursement of financial aid to affected farmers to be put in place
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has reviewed the situation emanating out of heavy rains and hailstorm at some places which has damaged crops. He also directed officials to conduct a survey in districts and assess the damage to crops and follow it up with disbursement of financial assistance to the farmers who have been affected.
Giving this information a state government spokesman said that the Chief Minister has directed officiating Chief Secretary Mr. VN Garg to take all possible steps to give fixed financial assistance to the famers who have been affected in the rains and hailstorm at some places.
Mr. Yadav has also directed Principal Secretary (Revenue) to get details of the damage to crops through all district magistrates by getting a survey conducted. He also warned officials against any laxity. Following up on the directives of the Chief Minister, the Relief Commissioner has sought an immediate and detailed report from district magistrates of the damage to crops owing to rains and hailstorm at some places.