Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath announces Rs 50 crore relief for hailstorm-hit farmers of 15 districts

Yogi Adityanath allocated Rs 50 crore for providing relief to farmers of 15 districts, who suffered losses due to hailstorm, while directing the officers to assess amount of losses in other districts.

Published: 14th February 2018 08:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2018 08:58 PM   |  A+A-

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath (File | PTI)

By PTI

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today allocated Rs 50 crore for providing relief to the farmers of 15 districts, who suffered losses due to hailstorm, while directing the officers to assess the amount of losses in the other districts.

At a review meeting here with state Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Sahi and the officers of the department, the chief minister sanctioned Rs 50 crore for the 15 districts, including Jhansi, Jalaun, Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, Aligarh, Allahabad, Hamirpur, Kannauj, Lucknow and Hardoi.

"The chief minister has also asked to assess the losses in the other districts within 48 hours and sought a report in this regard," an official release issued here said.

The district magistrates were also directed to ensure that the farmers got the relief, it added.

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