Debt waiver of 10 million crores of 20 lakh farmers

Chhattisgarh will become a prosperous state with prosperity in the lives of farmers: CM Bhupesh

Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday launched Suraji village scheme at Backward Classes and Kisan Sammelans organized in village Jarnah of Mungeli district. Under this scheme, laying of rosettes in 15 places of the district is also done.

While addressing the rally, he said that a rich state of Chhattisgarh will be formed when the farmers will have a happy life. The government is taking many decisions in the direction of the farmers to give their produce the right price and unemployed. Surajji Village Scheme has been launched to strengthen the cultivation of farmers in the villages. He said that the government has waived loans of Rs. 10 thousand crore for 20 lakh farmers for the release of farmers from debt trap. These include six thousand crore through co-operative society and rural banks and short-term agricultural loans from nationalized banks.

The Chief Minister said that in the country, Chhattisgarh farmers are the first state to purchase paddy in 2500 rupees per quintal. Our government will now give 35 kg of rice to every family instead of seven kg of rice per person. Similarly, the electricity bill up to 400 units will be half. The benefits will be started by consumers from March 2019. The Chief Minister also released the calendar published by Chhattisgarh Apex on this occasion.

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