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Jan 22, 2020
8:48AM

UP Govt launches Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana

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Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana which will provide financial assistance to family of farmers who die or become handicapped while working in fields. AIR correspondent reports that government has also decided to implement Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojana to boost tourism in state.

"After the Cabinet meeting yesterday, Spokesman of UP Government and Power Minister Shrikant Sharma told media in Lucknow that Under the 'Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana, if a farmer or any member of his family dies while working in a field then they will be given financial assistance of five lakh rupees. For the first time, the scheme will also include the Bataidars, who work in the field of other persons and share the crop after it is harvested. 


The scheme will cover farmers and their family members in the age group of 18-70 years and will be implemented from 14th September last year. Talking about another ambitious scheme of government, Mr Sharma said that under Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojana one tourist point will be developed with a fund of 50 lakh rupees in each and every assembly segment of the state. 

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