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2.9K farm fire plaints filed in Haryana in 3 yrs

Chandigarh, December 22

A complete of two,943 farm hearth circumstances have been registered in Haryana previously three years (2019 to 2021), whereas 736 farmers have been arrested. In addition to, a advantageous of Rs 2.22 crore has been recovered.

The state authorities submitted these info in reply to a query by INLD common secretary and Ellenabad MLA Abhay Singh Chautala.

2021 noticed simply 100 circumstances in opposition to farmers for farm fires, whereas the quantity was 868 in 2020 and 1,975 in 2019.

Amongst districts, Jind leads with 954 police complaints previously three years, adopted by Fatehabad (724) and Karnal (664). Surprisingly, no case has been registered in Gurugram, Mahendragarh, Nuh, Faridabad, Jhajjar and Sonepat. The arrests have been made in opposition to erring farmers solely in Fatehabad (723) and Rohtak (13).

In the meantime, most advantageous of Rs 47.90 lakh was paid by farmers from Kaithal previously three years, adopted by Fatehabad (Rs 37.38 lakh) and Sirsa (Rs 32.65 lakh).

Based on the information collected by the Haryana State Air pollution Management Board, 6,630 farm fires have been reported within the state in 2019, which rose to 9,751 in 2020, implying an increase of 47.1%. However in 2021, 6,987 incidents have been reported, displaying a decline of 28.3% over the earlier yr.

As per the assertion of the Minister of Surroundings, Forest and Local weather Change, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, earlier than the Rajya Sabha on December 9, a central scheme on the ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanisation for In-Situ Administration of Crop Residue within the States of Punjab, Haryana, UP and NCR of Delhi’ is being applied from 2018-19. Below this scheme, monetary support is supplied to the farmers. — TPR

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