IEP Chandigarh, October 3
Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh Sanjeev Kaushal said that the State Government is committed to the welfare of farmers and adequate arrangements have been made for the procurement of the Kharif crops in the State.
Sh Kaushal was interacting with media persons after paying obeisance at the historical Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula here today.
He said that the State Government has made all necessary arrangements for the procurement of paddy in the State which has begun from October 1. The mandis have been properly cleaned and old stock of paddy has been lifted. Besides, the arrangement of nutritious food at subsidized rates has been made under the Atal Yojana for the farmers visiting the mandis.
Sh Kaushal said that proper arrangement of milling has been made in the mandis and the traders are also giving their cooperation. Regarding the gate pass, he said as the entire process has been computerized, farmers would not face any problem regarding the gate pass.
He said that with a view to ensure the procurement of crops in a systematic manner, officers of the level of Additional Chief Secretary have been deputed in each district of the State. These officers would make at least three visits to their respective districts so as to ensure that farmers do not face any kind of problem.