UP Govt launches Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana

  • Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojanawhich will provide financial assistance to family of farmers who die or become handicapped while working in fields.
  • Government has also decided to implement Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojanato boost tourism in state.
  • Under the ‘Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana, if a farmer or any member of his family dies while working in a field then they will be given financial assistance of five lakh rupees. For the first time, the scheme will also include the Bataidars, who work in the field of other persons and share the crop after it is harvested.
  • The scheme will cover farmers and their family members in the age group of 18-70 yearsand will be implemented from 14th September 2019.
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