Odisha Agriculture Minister said Farmers who burnt crops will not get compensation


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout on Saturday said that the farmers who have burnt their crops will not get compensation. This decision has been taken by Rout after several incidents of crops being set on fire by farmers due to pest attack in the state.

Speaking to media here today, Rout stated that those who have burnt their crops cannot be given the compensation, but the farmers who have suffered more than 33 per cent crop loss due to pest or any natural calamity will be eligible to get compensation.

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