Farmers who burn stubble will not get the amount

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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Incidents of stubble burning have increased recently in North Indian states. As a result, Delhi-NCR has experienced deadly levels of air pollution. The level of pollution has not reduced even after lakhs of efforts of the administration. State governments are running various campaigns to prevent farmers from burning stubble. The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has taken an important decision in this regard.

Fine of Rs. 5,000 to be levied:

If a farmer is caught burning stubble on less than one acre of land, a fine of Rs 2500 will be imposed on him. Farmers who burn stubble on more than one acre of land will be fined Rs 5,000. In addition, funds related to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi will not be released. Agriculture Department statement

According to Arvind Singh, Deputy Director, Agriculture Department, similar complaints were received in this regard on regular basis. Last year, however, 23 incidents were the subject of action based on satellite imagery. However, this time only one case has come to the fore. This indicates that more people are aware. There is a provision of severe punishment for burning stubble.

Fine particles of dust in the air of Delhi-NCR:

The most unbalanced air in Delhi-NCR consists of fine particles of dust. Dust particles less than 2.5 microns in diameter have a higher density. PM 2.5 is the technical term for it. The concentration of PM 2.5 has ranged from 81 micrograms to 308 micrograms per cubic meter in the last few days.



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