Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday introduced a particular aid bundle for the farmers in Cyclone Yaas affected districts of the state, the place the Cyclonic storm destroyed crops in lots of locations, inflicting intensive harm to livestock, fisheries and handlooms.

Reviewing the loss borne by farmers attributable to Cyclone Yaas, Patnaik mentioned, “Agriculture Input subsidy will be provided to small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33 per cent and above, 6800 per hectare in non-irrigated areas. In irrigated land input subsidy of 13,500 will be given per hectare, and 18,000 per hectare for all types of perennial fruits like mango, cashew, coconut, betel etc will be provided.”

According to a press release issued by the state authorities on Thursday, the farmers will obtain a minimal subsidy of 2,000 for all-season crops and a minimal subsidy of 1,000 for different crops.

Farmers within the affected districts shall be supplied with one and a half lakh quintals of high-quality licensed paddy seeds together with a 25 per cent rebate from the present rebate for the 2021 Kharif season and the rebate shall be credited on to the farmer’s account by DBT.

A subsidy of 20 crore shall be offered within the Cyclone affected districts for procurement of technical agriculture tools together with the rebates, mentioned the assertion.

An incentive of 15,000 per particular person shall be offered to 125 betel cine cultivators by DBT and 40,000 shall be offered to 50 mushroom cultivation items affected by the storm.

Steps shall be taken to expedite the preparation of crop harvest stories for settlement of claims of the affected farmers coated below Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, mentioned the state authorities, including that short-term loans of farmers with 33 % and above crops harm in affected areas shall be transformed into medium-term loans.

According to the assertion, help may even be offered for the lack of the livestock animals, 30,000 has been introduced for milk-providing cows and Buffalo whereas 25,000 (for a most of three) shall be offered for non-milch animal.

Similarly, 16,000 for every shall be offered for lack of calves, 3,000 as much as 30 goats / sheep and 50 per rooster, a most of 5,000 shall be given to the affected farmers.

2,100 shall be offered for the reconstruction and renovation of cow sheds broken by Cyclone, it mentioned.

Fish farmers and Fishermens affected by the cyclone will get 4,100 for repairing partially broken boats, 2,100 for partially broken fishing nets, 9,600 for the development of the boat in opposition to a completely broken boat, and 2,600 for totally broken fishing web.

An enter subsidy of 12,200 per hectare and shall be offered for the renovation of fish farm and 8,200 per hectare for fish seed farms, mentioned the assertion.

“Many handloom and handicraft artisans have also been affected by the Cyclone. Therefore, the affected artisans will be provided 4,100 for their equipment and 4,100 will be paid to each artisan for damaged raw materials and finished goods,” the state authorities mentioned.

As per the assertion, intensive employment alternatives shall be created below the MGNREGS scheme to supply employment to the affected folks. It may even concentrate on the restore and upkeep of village panchayats, playgrounds, canals, mud dams and building of cow sheds.


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