While 3 mm of rainfall is expected, only 3 mm of rainfall has been received in the district. As a result, the farmers in the district are in trouble again. The seedlings have not started transplanting but they are beginning to be sanded. The NCP has demanded immediate implementation of the necessary measures by declaring Gondia district as a drought-prone state.
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Gondia: While 3 mm of rainfall is expected, only 3 mm of rainfall has been received in the district. As a result, the farmers in the district are in trouble again. The seedlings have not started transplanting but they are beginning to be sanded. The NCP has demanded immediate implementation of the necessary measures by declaring Gondia district as a drought-prone state. For this, the District Collector Dr. A statement has been sent to the government on Tuesday (Dec.1) through the novel Balwade.
Paddy is cultivated in an area of one lakh 19 thousand hectares in the district. Since this total area of the district is not irrigated today, farmers have to rely on the grace of God. The same situation has come to the farmers. The district is expected to receive 4 mm of rainfall till date. However, only 4 mm of rain has been received. Due to this, farmers could not set up nursery on time. Now if the nursery is dumped, there is no rain due to the transplanting. Moreover, PW is drying up. Farmers are in distress due to overall rainfall.
Considering all this situation, the Nationalist Congress Party has demanded that the district be declared a famine. A statement was sent to the government through Balwade on Tuesday (5). While presenting the statement, former MLA Rajendra Jain, former MLA Dilip Bansode, Mhada’s former president Naresh Maheshwari, district president Pancham Bisen, Zilla Parishad member Gangadhar Parashuramkar, state members Manohar Chandrikapure, Rajalakshmi Tusker, Ramesh Taram, Manoj Dokhandore Narendra Nath. Both, Balakrishna Patale, Ashok Sahare, Jitesh Tambhare, Ketan Tusker, Prem Rahhangadale, Dr. Avinash Kashiwar, Kamal Behekar, Lokpal Gahan, Tukaram Boheri, Durga Tirale, Kailash Patale, Sukhram Funde, Veena Bisen, Jialal Pandhare, Bhaskar Atram, Rajesh Bhaktavarti, Preity Ramteke, Sunita Madavi, CK Bisen, Vinod Borkwane, Ume. , Space Behkar, Raunak Thakur along with other office bearers and activists were present.
The demands laid out in the statement
To compensate the farmers for loan of Rs. 5,000 per hectare, provide all kinds of facilities to the farmers and laborers who are in trouble. And measures To ensure that farmers who did not produce crop insurance should seek crop insurance on behalf of the government as a matter of urgency, survey the farmers whose nurseries are drying and provide crop insurance for their special needs. Provide free seeds and fertilizers for next season Woon give, to free choice by the start of the animals to camps setakaryankadali Considering the crisis arising in the future, to forgive is a short and medium term, the current outstanding debt, should immediately be given to the farmers the benefits of various schemes to help farmers in terms of low rainfall for crops like sorghum and Government.