Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a programme held to distribute crop insurance amount certificates to farmers at Kaagpur village of Vidisha district said that information on roadmap to double the agriculture income of the farmers will be given by organising farmers’ conventions in the month of September at block head quarters. He said that apart from farmers, agriculture scientists present at the convention will advise farmers on beneficial crops after testing the area’s soil and climate. Suggestions received from the farmers in proposed conventions and suggestions for doubling agriculture income based on geographic condition and environment of specific area will also be included in the roadmap.
CM Shri Chouhan told farmers that now farmers will not have to sell their produce at unreasonable rates. Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana is being launched for the benefit of farmers. Under this scheme, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the government will pay the price difference between model selling price declared by state government and minimum support price declared by centre on selling of the marked crop at the notified krishi upaj mandi in state by the farmers. In case of any fluctuation from the fixed value in the market price, the government will compensate for it so that the farmers get a fair price for their produce. He said that the price will be based on the average support price of three states. The fixed minimum support price will include the cost of production of the crop. It will include the expenses on seeds, sowing, pesticides and marketing.
Shri Chouhan said that the government’s topmost priority is to make farming a beneficial profession. Making of Kisan Bazaars is all urban bodies is being initiated, The Chief Minister said that contrary to expectation, this year there has been less rainfall in a few regions in state but the farmers should rest assured because the state government has prepared a workplan to tackle any type of natural calamity.
CM Shri Chouhan mentioned that all the undisputed mutation and demarcation cases will be redressed within next 3 months. Action at campaign level has been taken by the revenue department in the entire state. Person who bring in the notice of the government about the 3 months old pending cases will be rewarded with an amount of Rs. One lakh. Also an action will be taken against the concerned revenue officer.
Shri Chouhan made an announcement in the convention that cleanliness drive will be launched in the state from September 25 to October 2. Making appeal for participation of all the sections of the society, he stated that any scheme or campaign of the state government could not succeed unless common men participate in it.
Shri Chouhan distributed certificates of crop insurance scheme to 21 farmers in the programme. Arrangements have been made to send certificates to the home of the farmers who have not received the same at present. Furthermore CM Shri Chouhan performed bhoomi poojan of Sanskratik Bhavan worth Rs. 2 crore, 7.48 k.m. long Kaagpur-Gadhla-Kakrua-Banari road costing Rs. 6.06 crore, Community Bhavan worth Rs. 22.35 lakh, Kaagpur tap water augmentation scheme costing Rs. 30.38 lakh and reconstruction of pond of village Kaagpur worth Rs. 82.25 lakh besides various strengthening works. Moreover, Shri Chouhan made an announcement for making Khamkheda as sub-tahsil and for construction of community health center and school building at Kaagpur.
Among those present at the kisan sammelan were Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Horticulture and Food Processing Shri Suryaprakash Meena, MP Shri Lakshminarayan Yadav, MLAs Shri Kalyan Singh Thakur and Shri Vir Singh Pawar, Shri Soudan Singh and public representatives.