Jammu, Oct 27: Deputy Commissioner Jammu Anshul Garg today visited different villages of Arnia, Bishnah, RS Pura and Suchetgarh which have been impacted by recent incessant rains and hailstorms causing huge damages to standing crops especially paddy and vegetables.
Officers from Revenue and Agriculture Department and members of the Panchayati Raj Institutions accompanied the Deputy Commissioner.
Garg assured the farmers that compensation assessments are completed and every farmer who has been impacted will be compensated according to prevailing norms and rules. He directed the Revenue Department and agriculture department to sit with the PRI members for identification of the beneficiaries to ensure that no farmer is left behind and everyone is compensated.
The maximum crop damage has been reported up to land measuring 39101 hectares and approximately 98,750 beneficiaries have already been identified for compensation.
The Deputy Commissioner visited the villages of Mangaal, Majoa, Chak Chimna in Bishnah Tehsil, Allah in Arnia, Moil in Suchetgarh and Kalayan in RS Pura Tehsil.