Bhopal: Agriculture minister has instructed the department to appoint in-charge administrators of 257 mandis across the state. All mandi samitis were dissolved after formation of the new government. Agriculture minister Sachin Yadav took a review meeting of the department after taking charge and instructed for immediate measures to provide relief to the farmers.
As formation of new mandi samitis may take time therefore provision of in-charge administrators has been made. All senior officials including principal secretary Rajesh Rajora, commissioner PC Meena, MD Faiz Ahmad, directors Mohanlal and Satyanand were present in the meeting.
Yadav was briefed about loss suffered by frost hit farmers and the remedial plan for them. A detailed discussion was held on supply of urea in state. PS Rajora told the minister that ample quantity of urea has reached in MP and appropriate arrangements had been made for proper distribution among farmers.