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UP CM announces Rs 50 cr relief for hailstorm-hit farmers of 15 districts

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

today allocated Rs 50 crore for providing relief to the farmers of 15 districts, who suffered losses due to hailstorm, while directing the officers to assess the amount of losses in the other districts.

At a review meeting here with and the officers of the department, the sanctioned Rs 50 crore for the 15 districts, including Jhansi, Jalaun, Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, Aligarh, Allahabad, Hamirpur, Kannauj, and

"The has also asked to assess the losses in the other districts within 48 hours and sought a report in this regard," an official release issued here said.

The district magistrates were also directed to ensure that the farmers got the relief, it added.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:20 IST