Delhi govt organises ‘Kisan Panchayat’ in Najafgarh

New Delhi: Delhi government today organised a ‘Kisan Panchayat’ in south-west Delhi’s Najafgarh area, seeking to address the issues of farmers.

Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai interacted with farmers who shared their problems with him.

Farmers from various villages including Narela, Alipur, Mehrauli and various co-operative societies also participated in the event.

In the panchayat, the minister requested the farmers to provide the details about the cost of cultivation of paddy, wheat and other cash crops.

“Government will examine all suggestions received from the farmers sympathetically before the finalisation of budget of Delhi government,” Rai said in a statement.

It said the Swaminathan Committee report relating to providing guaranteed income to the farmers was also discussed in details.