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Diversification claims fall flat in Mahendragarh district

Ravinder Saini

Press Reporter News Service

Rohtak, July 28

After Rewari, Rohtak and Jhajjar, false diversification claims below ‘Mera Pani, Meri Virasat’ scheme have now come to the fore in Mahendragarh district as properly.

Paddy has not been sown in Mahendragarh district for the previous a few years following the shortage of groundwater however 112 farmers acquired their 136 hectares registered below the scheme to avail the motivation of Rs 7,000 per acre.

The scheme goals to lower acreage of paddy throughout the state in view of the depleting water desk by motivating the farmers to change over from paddy to various crops.

Therefore, the state authorities had, in June, appealed to paddy growers to get their land, the place they’ve sown various crops this season, registered below the scheme until July 2.

The Agriculture Division later initiated verification of the registration on the premise of the girdawari report of the Income Division and located all of the registrations below the scheme false because the girdawari report denied any transplantation of paddy in Mahendragarh district final 12 months.

“As per the registered diversification claims, bajra has been sown over 82 hectares, cotton over 45 hectares and pulses, vegetable and fodder have been sown over round 7 hectares instead of paddy crop in Mahendragarh district this season,” mentioned sources.

Notably, over 2,700 farmers in Rewari, Rohtak and Jhajjar districts within the state have additionally furnished false crop diversification particulars to allegedly siphon grants below the scheme. All these farmers have been declared “ineligible” for the scheme.

“The registration of a mere 45 out of 467.7 hectares was discovered legitimate below the scheme in Rewari. In Rohtak, the legitimate registration determine was 381.79 out of 1,283.7 hectares whereas the depend stood at 1,396 out of two,456 hectares in Jhajjar. This manner, the determine of invalid registered areas is 90 per cent in Rewari, 70 per cent in Rohtak and 57 per cent in Jhajjar district,” mentioned sources.

Jaswinder Singh, Deputy Director (Agriculture), Narnaul, confirmed that registration claims of all farmers had been discovered invalid for the scheme as no paddy was sown in Mahendragarh district final 12 months. “The lack of expertise concerning the scheme can also be one of many causes behind the mistaken registrations,” he added.

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