Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday mentioned 10 per cent of the overall compensation for crop harm as a consequence of any pure calamity will now go to farm labourers within the state.
Talking after holding a Cupboard assembly right here as a part of his authorities’s ‘Sarkar Tuhade Dwar’ (authorities at the doorstep) programme, Mann mentioned the choice was taken holding in thoughts the issues confronted by farm labourers, who lose work and earnings when a crop will get broken as a consequence of heavy rain or hailstorm.
Mr Mann mentioned this resolution is a present to the working class, who toil to provide crops, forward of the Labour Day on Could 1.
The primary Cupboard assembly underneath the ‘Sarkar Tuhade Dwar’ programme was held on the Circuit Home in Ludhiana, about 100 km from Chandigarh.
Mr Mann mentioned most Cupboard conferences will now be held exterior Chandigarh as it can give officers and ministers an opportunity to take suggestions from folks, hearken to their grievances and tackle them on the spot.
He mentioned Cupboard conferences will now be held in locations like Moga, Mansa, Hoshiarpur and even in a big village. The federal government representatives will spend a day wherever it’s held, he mentioned at a press convention flanked by his ministers.
“We now have determined that no matter compensation authorities will give to farmers for crop harm as a consequence of unseasonal rain or hailstorm, out of the overall, 10 per cent will likely be given to farm labourers,” Mr Mann mentioned.
“For instance, if Rs 15,000 a acre is given as compensation, Rs 1,500 will likely be given to the labourers who had been to work within the fields however couldn’t because the crop bought broken due to the rain,” the chief minister mentioned.
The chief minister mentioned his authorities will quickly begin a drive to register the labourers in order that they will get advantages from the varied central and state-sponsored schemes.
“We now have directed our officers to go to labour chowks, development websites and rural areas and meet labourers there and get them registered on the spot,” Mr Mann mentioned.
“Within the coming days, we’ll deliver many pro-Punjab, pro-people initiatives,” he mentioned.
Concentrating on earlier governments, he mentioned, “We do not go away any information pending. Earlier, information had been pending for 2-3 years,” he claimed. “We’re bringing the state again on the observe of developmental in order that Punjab as soon as once more turns into ‘rangla (vibrant).”
The Cupboard additionally gave consent for sending the plea of six prisoners convicted for all times, searching for untimely launch, to Governor Banwarilal Purohit for consideration and approval, in keeping with an official assertion.
It accepted the revision of pay scales of lecturers in Punjab Agricultural College with impact from January 1, 2016. The disbursement of wage and pension to those workers will happen from April 2023.
It accorded consent to create a brand new block – named Ramdas – by taking out 75 gram panchayats from Ajnala block in Amritsar district. The creation Ramdas block will beef up developmental actions in these 75 villages, the assertion added.
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