Special Girdawari to Access the Crop Damage Due to Hailstorm:CM


Jaipur, March 10. Chief Minister  Mr Ashok Gehlot has given directions to provide immediate relief to farmers by conducting special girdawari as required to assess the loss caused to crops sown during Rabi 2021-22 (Samwat 2078) in various districts due to untimely rains and hailstorm on March 8.

Mr Gehlot has directed to complete special girdawari at the earliest to give compensation as per rules to the affected farmers by assessing the crop loss. After the directions of the Chief Minister, the Revenue Department has instructed the district collectors to conduct special girdawari in their districts and send girdawari report to the Disaster Management, Relief and Civil Defence Department.

As per the information provided by the Agriculture Department, so far 2,546 intimations have been received till now from 7 insurance companies regarding the crop damage due to hailstorms and untimely rains on March 8. Out of these, 174 intimations have been received from Bhilwara, 229 from Bundi, 694 from Chittorgarh, 238 from Jhalawar, 527 from Jodhpur, 249 from Kota and 297 intimations from Tonk. As per the provisions of the scheme, intimation found eligible during the survey will be paid the insurance claim by the concerned insurance company. 

It is to be mentioned that initial information of crop damage due to hailstorm on March 8 was received from Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Chittorgarh, Pali, Bhilwara and Jodhpur districts. After the initials information of crop damage Based on this, the Chief Minister has directed to send the report at the earliest by conducting special girdawari.