Uttar Pradesh Government launches Mukhya Mantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana
In order to provide financial assistance to the family of farmers who while working on the field die or become handicapped, the state government of Uttar Pradesh has recently launched Mukhya Mantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana which will be implemented from 14th September 2019 onwards. Under the scheme financial assistance of Rs. 5 Lakh will be provided to the family of farmers on their death or occurrence of physical disability while working on the fields. The farmers in the age group of 18 to 70 are covered under the scheme.
The assistance program for the first time will also cover Bataidars, the people who work in the fields of other owners and receive the crops after harvesting. To boost the tourism sector of the state, the state government has also decided to implement Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojana, under which Rs 50 Lakh will be allotted to all the assembly segments in the state for developing one tourist spot in the particular assembly area.