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Guj govt announces special assistance package for farmers against crop damage

Gandhinagar, Nov 13 (UNI) Gujarat government has announced a special assistance package of Rs 700 crores for around 4,00,000 farmers in the state whose crops have been damaged due to excessive rain in the western state this year, Deputy CM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel said here on Wednesday.

He said that the farmers whose more than 33 pc crops have been damaged would receive a compensation of Rs 13,500 crore per hectare of land in irrigated areas while those in non-irrigated areas would get Rs 6,800 per hectare.

Patel said that the decision was taken in the cabinet meeting today. He said that it has also been decided to start the purchase of groundnut at MSP from November 18.

Notably, the state has received around 146 pc rain this year which was third highest in any year in the last three decades.
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Thackeray seeks NGOs help to combat Covid

Thackeray seeks NGOs help to combat Covid

09 Jul 2020 | 7:38 PM

Mumbai, Jul 9 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday urged the NGOs to come forward to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and called upon 838 NGOs to ‘adopt slums’ with an aim to make Mumbai free of the contagion.

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Need to involve masses to combat Covid: Thackeray

09 Jul 2020 | 6:38 PM

Mumbai, Jul 9 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday called for involving the masses to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and suggested to constitute ‘citizens' committees’ at the district level.

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Complete road works in Aurangabad by month-end: District Guardian Minister

Complete road works in Aurangabad by month-end: District Guardian Minister

09 Jul 2020 | 6:17 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 9 (UNI) Maharashtra Industry and District Guardian Minister Subhash Desai on Thursday directed the concerned officials to complete the works of roads in the city by the end of this month under Mukhyamantri Shahri Sadak Yojana through Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation.
Presiding over a meet held in the district collector's office to review the works under the limits of Aurangabad Municipal Corporation, he said for which, the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation will issue a tender within a week.

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Aurangabad sees highest single-day spike of 308 nCoV cases

09 Jul 2020 | 5:32 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 9 (UNI) An additional 142 fresh Coronavirus cases were reported by Thursday afternoon, pushing the tally in the district to 308, the biggest spike ever, in a day.

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Covid-19 cases in Jalgaon surpass 5,000

09 Jul 2020 | 5:27 PM

Jalgaon, Jul 9 (UNI) With tracing of 207 new corona positive cases here in a single day, the district's tally shot up to 5,010.

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