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Farmers in Maharashtra affected by a recent hailstorm will be compensated for crop loss on up to 3 hectares of land instead of the current 2 hectares. The agriculture and revenue departments will also conduct a joint survey to assess the damage caused by the storm. The hailstorm damaged 1,30,272 hectares of crops in 18 districts, with crops like grapes, vegetables, and onions suffering considerable damage. The government is facing criticism for not doing enough to address the ongoing farm crisis.
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Published on Nov 18, 2023 05:04 PM IST
Experts say the harvest pushed back at least by 10 days as slushy fields will hamper the combine harvester’s movement
Updated on Oct 17, 2023 08:46 AM IST
ByVishal Joshi, Bathinda