Bhopal, Feb. 18 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said that the pace of his state’s development had increased ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had come to power at the Centre and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his initiatives aimed at the welfare of farmers.
Chouhan, who accompanied Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Kisan Kalyan Mela at Sehore, said that the farmers of Madhya Pradesh have full faith in state and Central governments.
“The rate of development of Madhya Pradesh has increased ever since Prime Minister Modi’s government came to office at the centre. When Centre helps then rate of development is bound to rise,” Chouhan told reports here.
“We have never received such a big amount from the Centre for crop damage, today, Rs. 2000 crores was announced for Madhya Pradesh,” he added.
Prime Minister Modi, during his address at the Kisan Kalyan Mela, said that the Madhya Pradesh Government under the leadership of Chouhan has done a lot of work for farmers.
He said that his government wants to integrate technology in the agriculture sector for the farmers’ welfare.
The Prime Minister also distributed soil health cards, and crop insurance settlement claims to select beneficiaries on the occasion. (ANI)