Thursday, October 1, 2009
Govt reach out to farmers
News Desk - September 30, 2009
PATNA — The Bihar government has decided to send 38 ‘raths’ to help farmers tackle the situation in 26 drought-hit districts in the state, officials said here today.
The ‘Kisan Jagrukata Raths’ will tour the districts till October 31 to collect applications for grants, tractors, harvesters and power tillers from farmers, the officials said.
These ‘raths’ would also assess the requirements of the farmers in the districts for early sowing of rabi crops, as part of a comprehensive strategy drawn by the State Agriculture Department with thrust on rabi yield.
- AGENCIES (jaibihar.com)