Punjab CM asks farmer unions to not harrass frequent man on hole pretex of your rights
CHANDIGARH: Urging the agitating unions to train their democratic proper of protest with out creating any inconvenience to most people, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann as we speak mentioned that harassment of frequent man on hole pretext of rights have to be prevented.
Taking a robust exception over stopping of roads by such unions to harass most people, the Chief Minister, whereas interacting with the media right here at his workplace in Punjab Civil Secretariat, mentioned that although protest was democratic proper of any citizen of the nation however these unions have to be delicate in direction of the agonies being confronted the frequent folks because of this. He mentioned that it’s unlucky that some organisations have made it their ‘interest’ to cease the roads and create inconvenience to most people. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that this callous and irresponsible perspective in direction of society is unwarranted and undesirable.
The Chief Minister mentioned that his doorways are at all times open for dialogue with each part of society in consonance of which he held detailed conferences with farmers too and accepted their main calls for. Nevertheless, he mentioned that regardless of this some organisations are harassing the folks within the title of getting their rights, which isn’t justifiable. Itemizing the pro-farmers initiatives of his authorities, Bhagwant Mann mentioned that for the primary time within the historical past of the state his authorities has cleared all of the pending arrears of sugarcane farmers.
The Chief Minister mentioned that his authorities is giving Rs 380 as State Agreed Worth (SAP) of the sugarcane crop. He asserted that it’s the highest value being given by any state authorities within the nation. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that sugar mills have been directed to start out crushing from November 20 and guarantee well timed cost to the farmers.
The Chief Minister mentioned that for the primary time within the state farmers have gotten uninterrupted energy provide throughout the paddy season. He mentioned that the state authorities has not obtained a single grievance relating to energy failure within the state. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann mentioned that it’s on document that farmers haven’t confronted any type of inconvenience to promote their paddy crop in grain markets because of elaborate preparations made by the state authorities including that your complete means of procurement and lifting of crop and cost to farmers has been accomplished with none delay.
The Chief Minister mentioned that his authorities had requested the farmers to undertake Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR), which had obtained overwhelming response from them. He mentioned that 29335 farmers who’ve opted for Direct Seeding have been given Rs 24.35 crore ( Rs 1500 per acre) as monetary help by the state. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that this initiative is aimed toward checking depleting floor water within the state.
The Chief Minister additional mentioned that the state authorities is encouraging crop diversification in a giant method. He mentioned that for the primary time the state authorities has supplied MSP on the Moong crop. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that this yr farmers had cultivated over 1.25 acre of land as in comparison with 50,000 acre final yr.
The Chief Minister mentioned that the state authorities has ensured monetary help value Rs 5 lakh every to households of 624 farmers who had attained martyrdom throughout the farm agitation. He mentioned that subsequent of kin of 326 farmers have been given authorities jobs including that course of was on for guaranteeing that the households of remaining martyrs are coated too. Bhagwant Mann additional mentioned that the state authorities is totally sensitised in direction of agony brought about to farmers owing to pure disasters because of which it has launched compensation value Rs 80 crore to farmers, as aid, within the final seven months.