By admin       2018-05-10

Mumbai, May 9 (UNI) The Maharashtra Government has announced financial assistance of Rs 3,400 crore to the cotton growers who were suffering due to pink bollworm which had damaged cotton crop across the state. According to sources, the decision was taken in a meeting held by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Relief and Rehabilitation Chandrakant Patil and officials concerned on Tuesday. In the Kharif season this year, pink bollworm and thunderstorms have caused huge loss of agriculture as specially cotton. Therefore, the government has extended the help to farmers. The help will be distributed to the affected farmers in three equal installments.

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