Govt committed to doubling income of farmers, safety of women, says CM Yogi

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Govt committed to doubling income of farmers, safety of women, says CM Yogi

Friday, 23 February 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for increasing the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane for the season 2024-25.

Taking to social media platform X on Thursday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wrote that the government was committed to doubling the income of farmers. In this regard, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union cabinet has decided to increase the fair and remunerative price (FRP) for sugarcane by eight per cent, setting it at Rs 340 per quintal for the 2024-25 season, he added.

The chief minister Yogi further wrote, “Thank you, prime minister ji, for the commendable decision taken for the farmers’ welfare.”

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Union cabinet’s decision to extend the ongoing ‘Umbrella Scheme’ for women’s safety for the next two years.

He wrote on his official ‘X’ handle: “The Union cabinet has allocated Rs 1,179.72 crore to continue the ‘Umbrella Scheme’ for ‘Safety of Women’ from 2021-22 to 2025-26. Heartfelt thanks to PM Modi for ensuring the safety and dignity of our ‘Matrishakti’.”

It is noteworthy that under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Central Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs to continue the ‘Umbrella Scheme’ for ‘Safety of Women’ from 2021-22 to 2025-26. Out of the total project expenditure of Rs 1,179.72 crore, the Ministry of Home Affairs will contribute Rs 885.49 crore from its budget, while Rs 294.23 crore will be funded from the Nirbhaya Fund.

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