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Punjab CM vows to compensate the farmers and labourers for every loss

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 25, 2023 04:40 AM

CHANDIGARH: In wake of the incessant rain across the state, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday ordered special girdawari to ascertain the loss of crop, orchards and houses due to untimely rainfall in the state.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief

Minister's Office said that the Chief Minister has directed the Financial Commissioner (Revenue) to issue detailed instructions to the concerned Deputy Commissioner's to immediately carry out girdawari in the areas lashed by rains to ascertain damage caused to crops, orchards and houses on the priority. He asked the officers to ensure that the report is submitted at the earliest so that adequate compensation as per government's norms is given to the affected people.

The Chief Minister assured the people that the government is committed to safeguard their interests against nature’s fury. He said that every effort will be made to compensate the farmers and labourers for the losses suffered due to the current spell of recent rains in the state.

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