Member of Parliament Jyotiraditya Scindia has urged the State Government to provide compensation at the rate of Rs 10,000 per hectare to the farmers affected by the recent hailstorm.
In a letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Scindia said crops in most parts in Gwalior division were destroyed and the compensation/assistance under present norms and provisions were not adequate. He demanded that survey to assess crops damage should be conducted again in order to ascertain the actual position.
Scindia on Sunday reviewed status of various ongoing projects worth crores of rupees in Guna and Ashoknagar districts. The projects include Rajiv Gandhi Power Project worth Rs 150 crore, Guna bypass construction scheme worth Rs 52 crore, Guna city drinking water scheme worth Rs 34 crore and Anicut construction scheme over Sindh River worth Rs 4 crorecrore as part of drinking water scheme.