Senior Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has urged the Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh to assist farmers and labourers who’ve been hit as a result of lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus outbreak. In a letter addressed to CM Adityanath on Friday, the Cingress common secretary sought the organising of a process power for financial revival within the state.
She stated that the federal government ought to take instant measures to supply aid to farmers and labourers who’re struggling as a result of suspension of financial actions. Free ration like wheat, pulses, oil and spices needs to be given to all these labourers and employees not registered within the state, she stated in her letter.
Stating that an financial rejuvenation process power of specialists be set as much as deal with the disaster, she stated in her letter, “The pandemic has severely breached the economy, every section of the society is affected due to this, there are many social and economic issues which should be looked at.”
“I urge you to set up an economic revival task force in Uttar Pradesh with noted experts to put in place an economic revival plan. The task of this force would be to prepare a roadmap for the economic revival in the state,” the Congress common secretary stated in her letter.
Priyanka additionally demanded clean harvest and procurement of Rabi crops. She stated that the federal government ought to chill out situations for using mixed harvesters, agricultural machines that reap, thresh, and clear cereal crops.
Stating that the coronavirus pandemic has introduced an financial destruction and forged its shadow on small scale industries, she stated it’s the time to concentrate on serving to the folks and offering them aid to cut back their sufferings.
The Congress chief additional demanded fee of dues to the sugarcane farmers and aid for these farmers who’ve suffered as a result of hailstorm and unseasonal rain. She stated the federal government ought to announce a aid bundle for artisans together with these working within the brass, dairy, glass industries and different sectors.
She additionally thanked the state authorities for giving free ration to the MGNREGA employees. “People should be given ration without card and non-registered labourers should be given financial help,” Priyanka stated.
Last month, the Uttar Pradesh authorities transferred Rs 611 crore instantly into the financial institution accounts of employees of the state below Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The fund was transferred to 27.5 lakh labourers. The state authorities can be offering free ration to the poor of the state.
Uttar Pradesh has reported 805 constructive coronavirus instances and 13 deaths to date.