Important announcement | If the farmer suffers more than 60% loss, 25 thousand per hectare assistance, the state government announced a farmer assistance scheme

Important announcement | If the farmer suffers more than 60% loss, 25 thousand per hectare assistance, the state government announced a farmer assistance scheme

An important farmer oriented announcement has been made by the state government today. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced Kisan Sahay Yojana. The scheme will benefit all the farmers in the state. The scheme will be sufficient for Kharif crop and which will be applicable up to 4 hectares. The scheme covers drought, heavy rains, and droughts. If the loss is from 33% to 60%, Rs. 20,000 per hectare and if the loss is more than 60%, Rs. 25,000 will be provided.



Scheme Assistance Standards:

  • Crop loss incurred during the Kharif season is Rs. A maximum of 4 hectares will be available for 20 thousand per hectare.
  • Crop loss in Kharif season for the loss of more than 60% Rs. A maximum of 4 hectares will be available for 25 thousand per hectare.

Other important provisions of this scheme:

  • In addition to this scheme, the farmer-beneficiaries who are eligible to avail the benefits as per the provisions of the SDRF scheme will also be eligible.
  • To get farmers' applications online with land records and CM. A portal connected to the dashboard has to be prepared.
  • Beneficiary farmers will have to go to the e-gram center and apply online on the portal.
  • The sanctioned assistance will be paid directly by DBT to the bank account of the beneficiaries.
  • A special grievance redressal mechanism will be set up to address the queries of the beneficiary farmers.
  • VLE of e-Gram Center will be paid a fee of Rs. 8 per successful application to help farmers to apply online at e-Gram Center at the village level.
  • Toll-free number service will be provided for the guidance of farmers.

Risks covered under the scheme:


Drought in

The taluka which has received less than 10 inches of rainfall for the current season or four consecutive weeks (28 days) between two spots of rain in the period from the onset of monsoon in the state till 31st August i.e. zero rainfall continuously. And if the crop is damaged, it will be considered as a risk of drought.

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Famine

The taluka unit considered a famine occasions such as cloud cracked, continuous heavy rains in South Gujarat region districts (Bharuch, Narmada, Tapi, Surat, Navsari, 48 hours to Valsad and Dangs) is 35 inches or more and all districts except the state 48 Rainfall of 25 inches per hour or more is recorded as per the rain gauge of the revenue taluka and damage to the standing crop of the crop will be considered as risk of excess rainfall.


Seasonal Rainfall (Mawthu):

A rain gauge in Mahesuli taluka from October 15 to November 15 receives more than 50mm of rain in 48 consecutive hours and if the crop is damaged in the field, it will be considered as a risk of non-seasonal rain (Mawthu).

More than 56 lakh farmer account holders will directly benefit from the scheme: Minister Jayesh Radadia. Cabinet Minister Jayesh Radadia said that the decision has been taken by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in the interest of the farmers of the state. Farmers had to face many difficulties in the maturation system. More than 56 lakh farmer account holders will directly benefit from this scheme.