Rs 10 per quintal in the State Advisory Price (SAP) of sugarcaneannounced.

Chandigarh, Oct 25 –In yet another farmer-friendly decision, the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, today announced a hike of Rs 10 per quintal in the State Advisory Price (SAP) of sugarcane which will benefit the farmers to the tune of Rs 86 crore. The state government is already paying the highest price of sugarcane to the farmers.
He made this and other announcements while speaking on the concluding day of winter session of the Vidhan Sabha here today.
The Chief Minister said in view of the beginning of the wheat sowing season, supply of electricity for agriculture sector would be increased from the existing eight hours to 10 hours per day in the state up to November 15, 2017.
Mr Manohar Lal thanked the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, for hiking the MSP of wheat by Rs 10 per quintal and said this decision of Central Government would immensely benefit the farmers in the country. The hike in MSP of wheat reflects the visionary thinking of the Prime Minister, he added.
The Chief Minister also announced the decision to upgrade Ladwa Tehsil to the level of sub-division. Following the resolution passed by the Gram Panchayats, Mr Manohar Lal said the state government had renamed Mustafabad village in district Yamunanagar as Saraswati Nagar, village Ganda in Fatehabad as Ajit Nagar, and village Kinnar in Hisar as Gaibipur.
Similarly, village Chamar Khera in Hisar would be renamed as Sunder Khera, Garhi Sampla in Rohtak as Ch. Chottu Ram Nagar, and Panjokhra as Panjokhra Sahib. The state has forwarded a proposal to this effect to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, he added.

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