Aid of Rs 4,700 cr from Union Govt enabled Maha

Aid of Rs 4,700 cr from Union Govt enabled Maha

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Jalna, Apr 2 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said
on Tuesday that the state government could disburse the amount of
compensation directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiary
farmers for the first time in history of the state in February due
to timely financial assistance of Rs 4,700 crore from the Prime
Minister Narendra Modi-led government for tackling severe drought in
the state.

Addressing the gathering after filing of nomination by BJP's state
unit president Raosaheb Danve here in his presence, Mr Fadnavis said
that the Modi government has given this help to affected farmers.
He said that the drought grant has been deposited in the bank
accounts of four lakh farmers in Jalna district alone and noted that
the rest will also get it soon. He claimed that the farmer, being the common man, is important for them than the elections.

The Chief Minister also said that the state government had in last
five years delivered on many electoral commitments made to the
people of Marathwada such as loan waiver for farmers, water grid,
irrigation scheme, Mumbai-Nagpur superexpress highway and dry port
project at Jalna because of Aurangabad and Jalna will become
important industrial centres in the state, he added. He appealed the people to vote for BJP nominee Mr Danve. (UNI)