Mumbai (Maharashtra): The government has decided that farmers will get 50 per cent electricity bill waiver if the arrears of electricity bills of agricultural pumps are paid. An important meeting of the state cabinet was held today. This decision has been taken in this meeting. At the state cabinet meeting, agricultural policies in the energy department were presented. A decision was taken today regarding new electricity connection to the farmers. Agricultural pumps in rural areas are in dire straits. Now 66 per cent of the funds will be used for it. There was an arrear of Rs 40,000 crore, it was decided.
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Farmers will get 50 per cent waiver of electricity bill if they pay the arrears
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