CM assures action for crop loss compensation

Yogesh K Porwar

Survey to assess the crop losses is being done and action is being taken to disburse the compensation soon,Chief Minister,Basavaraj Bommai said here on Wednesday.

Speaking to media persons,on the sidelines of Bengaluru Technology Summit he acknowledged the huge loss suffered by farmers who had grown paddy,vegetables and fruits.

Survey to assess the crop losses is being conducted and measures would be initiated to pay compensation for farmers soon, he said.

Agriculture and Horticulture departments had been instructed to submit comprehensive report on the losses suffered.

Reacting to the letter written by leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah on crop loss compensation,Bommai said,action had been initiated to address the issue even before Siddaramaiah wrote to him.