Maharashtra to provide financial aid to tur farmers.
The Maharashtra government would provide financial grant of Rs 1,000 per quintal to those farmers whose tur and gram could not be purchased by the administration before the May 31 deadline, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said after the state cabinet meet. “The government has taken an important decision for farmers. We will provide a financial grant of rs 1,000 per quintal for farmers, subject to verifications, whose tur and chana were not purchased by us,” he said. The state government had set up tur procurement target of 44.6 lakh quintal.