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Punjab orders special girdawari for crop loss

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today ordered a special 'girdawari' for the assessment of crop loss due to the recent rain and hailstorm in the state.

The issued a directive to this effect, asking the concerned officials to conduct the special girdawari in the case of damage due to the weather disruptions, according to an

The said the had also asked all deputy commissioners to get a valuation done of the crop damage caused by fire due to short circuit.

The DCs have been ordered to get a joint assessment done by the respective SDMs and PSPCL officers to identify cases of such damage and submit a detailed report for further action by the government.

The directives followed inputs received by Singh regarding losses suffered by farmers as a result of the unseasonal rains, accompanied by hail, and also on account of electrical short circuits.

Expressing concern over these losses, the chief minister directed the concerned departments and officers to undertake the assessment process on priority, said the

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 22:05 IST