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Farmers to get crop cover dues as soon as Centre gives money: Rajasthan

PTI Jaipur | Updated on June 28, 2019 Published on June 28, 2019

The Rajasthan government said it would deposit pending dues under the crop insurance scheme to bank accounts of farmers as soon as it received funds from the Centre, State Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria informed the Assembly Friday.

Replying to a supplementary question during the Question Hour, Kataria said the State government has written to the Centre to provide the pending dues for 2018-19.

He said ₹1,050 crore is pending with the Centre for 2018-19 rabi crop.

Kataria said dues of ₹463 crore for rabi and kharif crops have been approved for the year 2017-18, and this amount would be deposited online in the bank accounts of farmers by the first week of July.

Published on June 28, 2019
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