Sat. Nov 28th, 2020

CAN’T PROVIDE 100% RELIEF TO FARMERS BEFORE CHATURTHI.  AGRI DEPT HAS ONLY 10% FINANCIAL PROVISION FOR FLOOD VICTIMS:  GOA GOVT

The Goa Dy. Chief Minister  Chandrakant Kavalekar  on Tuesday informed media persons that the agriculture department had only about Rs.  1  crore financial provision to provide relief to flood victims in the state.   Kavalekar , said that he would seek assistance from the Goa Chief minister for flood victims.  Agriculture dept has estimated around Rs. 8.92 crore cultivation losses after its detailed assessments.

 

 

Addressing media persons in Porvorim, agriculture minister Kavalekar  said that as per the government survey around 6,336 farmers were affected due to recent flood like situation across the state.  He said that  4763 farmers were affected in North Goa, while 1589 farmers are affected in South Goa.

 

 

 

Kavalekar , said that due to constrain in funds with the agriculture dept,  it has  decided to disburse capital to affected people in an phase wise manner.  He maintained that, the several affected farmers had not applied for finical aid from the govt.

 

 

 

Responding to media persons questions, Kavalekar  said that it would not be possible for the state govt to provide 100% relief to flood victims  before Ganesh chaturthi celebrations.

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