The Uttar Pradesh federal government is charging Rs 20 per quintal in money in the name of discharging and cleaning up charges for wheat obtained from farmers and has actually not compensated them in the last 3 years, an MP in Rajya Sabha declared.
Raising the concern through a Zero Hour reference, Javed Ali Khan of the Samajwadi Party stated the federal government has actually repaired a minimum assistance cost of Rs 1925 per quintal for wheat however farmers are being paid just Rs 1905.
Narrating his own experience of offering wheat at a government-mandated procurement centre, he declared that he was asked to pay Rs 20 per quintal in money as cleansing and discharging charges.
” When I required so see the order to this result, the authorities at the procurement mandi revealed me an Uttar Pradesh federal government order mandating Rs 20 per quintal as a charge for cleaning up and discharging,” he stated.
The order mentioned that this charge would be compensated to farmers as soon as cleared by the Centre and authorized by the chief minister, he stated, including farmers have actually not gotten any compensation in the last 3 years.
” They do not take cheque or do an (RTGS) account transfer. They take money and do not provide an invoice,” he declared.
He stated 36 lakh tonnes of wheat was obtained in Uttar Pradesh this year and Rs 72 crore has actually been gathered from farmers as this charge.
At the nationwide level, Rs 780 crore might have been gathered as part of these charges from farmers on 90 lakh tonnes of wheat obtained, he stated asking under what account can cash be taken and no invoice provided.
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu asked the federal government to remember of the concern.
Leader of the Opposition and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the concern of abolition of self-help groups for engineers in Jammu and Kashmir which has actually rendered 15,000 individuals jobless.
He stated financial activity has actually come to a dead stop and joblessness has actually increased because the time Jammu and Kashmir was reduced to a UT 13 months back.
In 2003, the Congress-PDP federal government had actually made up self-help groups for jobless engineers so they might use up agreements.
Initially, such groups might take agreements approximately Rs 5 lakh and as they got experience they might use up to Rs 1 crore of agreements.
This assisted provide work to 15,000 engineers, he stated, including 4 days back the UT administration has actually eliminated these self-help groups, rendering them out of work.
P Bhattacharya of the Congress looked for that standard system of medications such as homeopathy ought to be motivated along with allopathy in the treatment of coronavirus.
Vandana Chavan (NCP) raised the concern of trainees of susceptible areas of society being not able to take advantage of online education as 27 percent of trainees neither had televisions nor smart devices, nor laptop computers.
She required that the federal government upgrade digital facilities and provide standard digital gadgets to such trainees.
Digvijaya Singh of the Congress raised the concern of a spurt in the cost of oxygen cylinders throughout states such as Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.
The cost of oxygen refill has actually increased from Rs 10 per cubic meter to Rs 50, he stated, including the federal government ought to strictly impose the Rs 17 ceiling repaired for the very same.
Bhagwat Karad of the BJP too signed up with the concern, stating there was black marketing of oxygen.
Swapan Dasgupta (Nominated) looked for main forces for the security of Vishwa Bharti University as the regional administration was “unresponsive” to the need of the organization.
The university, he stated, has actually been closed because August 17 after vandalism on the school.
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