Capt to Compensate For Wheat Crop Damage in Punjab

[Chd,Pb]Capt to Compensate For Wheat Crop Damage in Punjab
Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has ordered the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. (PSPCL) + Revenue Department to immediately assess the damage to the wheat crop due to fire incidents and disburse compensation to farmers.
Revenue Department is extending compensation to the farmers who lost the wheat crop in fire incidents other than electrical short circuit/sparking.
The department has sanctioned compensations worth Rs 3.05 lakh for farmers of Mansa and Tarn Taran districts.
Vini Mahajan, financial commissioner (revenue), said the state is “fully alive” to the urgency of awarding compensation to the farmers.
Mahajan said a compensation of Rs 8,000 per acre is being provided to the farmers.