Odisha govt announces the package of Rs. 124 crores for farmers affected by pest attack

The Odisha state cabinet chaired by the chief minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a package of 124 Crore rupees for the farmers affected by pest attack in different areas of the state during this year’s Kharif season. The state’s cabinet has also revised earlier decision and announced the farmers who had set fire to their crop field out of frustration for not being able to control pests, would also get the relief.