CM orders Girdawari to assess the damage caused to wheat crop due to inclement weather
Reiterates commitment for safeguarding the interests of the farmers
Chandigarh, March 21, 2023:
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday ordered Girdawari to assess the damage caused to the wheat crop due to inclement weather and incessant rain in the state.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's Office said that the Chief Minister has directed the Financial Commissioner (Revenue) to issue detailed instructions to the concerned Deputy Commissioners to immediately carry out girdawari in the areas lashed by rains to ascertain damage caused to crops on the priority. Adequate compensation as per government's norms will be given to the affected farmers, added Bhagwant Mann.
The Chief Minister assured the farmers that the government is committed to safeguard their interests against nature’s fury. He said that every effort will be made to compensate them for the losses suffered due to the current spell of recent rains in the state.