West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced financial benefits for West Bengal farmers. At the end of the administrative meeting at Alipurduar on Sunday, he said that one crore two million farmers of the state will be given five thousand rupees (Indian currency) in cash per head. Indian media Hindustan Times reported this information in a report.
Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced installments of ‘Kisan Scheme’. Political analysts say that Lok Sabha elections are going on across India. And the political parties are arranging various strategies around this election. Modi government’s Kisan scheme or Mamata Banerjee’s announcement of Rs 5,000 are part of that strategy.
Mamata Banerjee said that many farmers in the state have lost their crops due to untimely rains. All those whose land crops were damaged by rain will get money. 5 thousand rupees will be given to every farmer from tomorrow Tuesday.
The Chief Minister also said that these funds will be given under the ‘Krishi Bandhu’ scheme. He said, money will be sent to the accounts of 90 thousand farmers in Alipurduar. They will get a total of 10 thousand rupees in two installments. But only those who have crop insurance will get this benefit.
Apart from this, Mamata Banerjee also said that various projects can be applied for through the ‘door government’ campaign. Under this, the farmers will get various assistance in the coming year.
Last month, the Modi government announced the 15th installment of the ‘Kisan Sammannidhi Yojana’. That money reaches the registered farmers of the Centre. After that, Mamata Banerjee announced that the money would be delivered to the farmers of Bengal in December.