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14.5 crore Bhavantar amount to be paid to farmers

Bhopal. Payment under Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana is being made to farmers for their produce in Kharif-2017 in Madhya Pradesh. Payment of Rs 1449 crore 91 lakhs will be made to 10 lakh 58 thousand farmers under Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana in state.

Farmers will be given benefit under the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana for maize in January and tuar in February, March and April. In October-2017, one lakh 36 thousand farmers selling crops in the mandis will be paid Rs 146 crore 73 lakh under the scheme. In the month of November, 5 lakh 26 thousand farmers will receive a payment of Rs 773 crore 32 lakh. Nearly 3 lakh 97 thousand farmers will receive payment of Rs 620 crore 75 lakhs for their agricultural produce in their bank accounts on February 12, 2018.