Farmers Suicide: Telangana Govt hikes ex-gratia

farmer-suicideWith raising criticism from all corners, Telangana Government has hiked the ex-gratia package from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh for farmers who committed suicide in the state.

The Cabinet headed by Telangana CM K.Chandrasekhar Rao reviewed the situations of farmers suicide in the state , the cabinet has decided to pay 5 Lakhs as ex-gratia and 1 Lakhs to clear the crop loan taken from banks .

Telangana cabinet meeting took place at the State Secretariat yesterday .