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By Express News Service

THANJAVUR: The introduction of a separate finances for agriculture would usher Tamil Nadu into an agricultural revolution, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Ok Stalin mentioned at a perform held in Thanjavur on Thursday, December 30, 2021.

He additionally inaugurated 90 tasks accomplished with Rs. 98.78 crores and laid the muse for 134 tasks to come back up at a price of Rs. 895 crores, distributing welfare help price Rs. 238 crores to 44,525 beneficiaries.

M Ok Stalin mentioned Kuruvai paddy was cultivated in 1.66 lakh acres this yr within the district, which was a document within the final 48 years. He mentioned this may very well be achieved because of the varied steps taken by the Government together with well timed launch of Cauvery water on June 12, the desilting of the water our bodies forward of water launch and distribution of fertilizers, seeds below Kuruvai particular package deal.

The Chief Minister additionally mentioned the samba cultivation space within the district additionally exceeded the goal of three.13 lakh acres and three.43 lakh acres has been introduced below cultivation this yr. 

The Chief Minister asserted that his Government’s goal is to make the state lead in all growth indicators. 

MK Stalin at Thanjavur. (Photo | Express)

The Chief Minister mentioned many together with the Mannargudi MLA T R B Rajaa, Food Minister R Sakkarapani had been mentioning the wages for the workers of the Direct Paddy Procurement Centre (DPC) had been low and needed to be elevated. Based on the requests the pay for the invoice clerks has been elevated to Rs.5,285 and that of helper and watchman has been elevated to Rs. 5,218. They would additionally get the dearness allowance of Rs. 3,499, the Chief Minister mentioned. He additional added the wage for the loadmen on the DPCs has been elevated from Rs. 3.25 per paddy bag to Rs.10 per bag. The CM mentioned he had authorized the rise earlier than coming to Thanjavur. He urged the workers of the DPCs to serve the farmers with none quarters for grievance. 

The Chief Minister mentioned on the perform 5,000 beneficiaries are being given help and the help to the remaining beneficiaries could be given at their doorsteps in two days by the officers. He mentioned the participation of the beneficiaries within the perform has been scaled down as a precaution because the COVID-19 variant has been spreading in lots of states and international locations.

Earlier the Chief Minister visited the stalls arrange on the venue the place the merchandise of Thanjavur district which acquired Geographical Indication (GI) tag, together with the Thanjavur dolls (thalayatti bommai), Swamimalai bronze icons, Thanjavur artwork plates, Thriubuvanam silk sarees, Thanjavur veena, Karuppur Kalamkari work, Thanjavur pith (netti) work. The Chief Minister obtained petitions from numerous folks within the venue, on his approach to the stage. After the perform, the Chief Minister M Ok Stalin paid a shock go to to the Saraswathi Mahal, the medieval library in Thanjavur.