New Delhi, December 17, 2020: The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said that the Modi government is continuously working for the interests of farmers of the country. In a tweet he said the Modi government took another major decision and approved an assistance of Rs. 3,500 crore for sugarcane farmers.
Amit Shah expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for this decision which will benefit five crore sugarcane farmers, their families and five lakh workers associated with this sector.
Amit Shah further said that this assistance will be directly deposited in the accounts of farmers.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi yesterday approved assistance of about Rs. 3,500 crore for sugarcane farmers (Ganna Kisan).
All India Kisan Coordination Committee Members submit a memorandum to Agriculture Minister in favour of the Farm Acts
Currently, there are close to five crore sugarcane farmers (Ganna Kisan) and their dependents in India. In addition to this, there are about five lakh workers employed in sugar mills and ancillary activities; and their livelihood depends on the sugar industry.
किसानों के हितों के प्रति समर्पित @narendramodi सरकार ने आज एक और बडा निर्णय लेते हुए गन्ना किसानों के लिए ₹3500 करोड़ की सहायता को मंजूरी दी।
यह राशि सीधे किसानों के खातों में जमा होगी।
इस निर्णय से पांच करोड़ गन्ना किसान व पांच लाख कामगार लाभान्वित होंगे।#GovtWithGannaKisan pic.twitter.com/RdYsKfWTPJ
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) December 16, 2020