Bhopal: Chief Minister while addressing a programme of Jai Kisan Fasal Rin Maafi Yojana at Agar-Malwa district headquarters, said that in the last 14 months a big change has come in the agriculture sector in the state. The state government has give a substantial proof of its honest intention by waiving the loans of more than 21 lakh farmers under the first phase of the Jai Kisan Fasal Rin Maafi Yojana.
Kamal Nath informed that crop loans worth about Rs 135 crore of 9448 farmers of Agar-Malwa district have been waived under the third phase of the scheme. In the programme, the Chief Minister distributed loan waiver certificates to the farmers Faffu Bai, Dharmraj, Meharban Singh, Pratap Singh, Ramdayal, Hiralal, Joralal and Tilak Singh.
The Chief Minister said that youth and farmers are the priority of the state government. He mentioned that today’s youth need work. We have succeeded in attracting investment in the tate to a great extent to provide employment to the youth. He further stated that the state government has also taken an effective initiative to ensure reasonable prices to the farmers for their produce. The Chief Minister said that he will bring a revolution in the agriculture sector soon. Nath said that a new history of development will be written in Agar-Malwa district.
The Chief Minister on the demand of the MLA Rana Vikram Singh, announced that a food processing unit will be set up in Agar-Malwa district at the earliest. He said that we have a culture to keep people united. Unity in diversity is the identity of our country. He said that apart from India, there is no country in the world where there are different religions, languages and festivals. Kamal Nath said that we have to protect our culture and history.