By TC News Desk
Agartala, September 28, 2022: Cooperative minister Ramprasad Paul on Wednesday said that the present government of the state is sympathetic to the farmers and implementing various developmental schemes to make the farmers financially self-reliant.
While inaugurating a program organized to provide financial assistance to the affected farmers of Sepahijala district under the National Disaster Relief Fund scheme at Bishalgarh Town Hall today, Paul said that the current state government is working in various ways for the farmers to overcome various problems. So far in the current financial year, 26,264 farmers of Sepahijala district have been brought under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
Biswajit Saha, President of the Standing Committee on Agriculture of Sepahijala Zilla Parishad, presided over the event. Rakesh Debbarma, Joint Director of the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare department delivered the welcome speech. In the event, Rs 85 lakh 93 thousand 840 were given to the bank accounts of 6,581 farmers of Sepahijala district who were affected by heavy rains in the month of December last year. Among others present on the occasion were Bishalgarh Agricultural sub-division Supervisor Priyatosh Sarkar, social activists Gouranga Bhowmik and Debabrata Bhattacharya.