Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Grant to Farmers for Damage to Crops, 05/08/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Grant to Farmers for Damage to Crops, 05/08/2016. The State Government is primarily responsible for taking necessary relief measures in the wake of natural calamities. For undertaking relief measures, funds are available with the State Government in the form of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). Additional financial assistance over and above SDRF, is considered from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for natural calamities of severe nature on the basis of Memorandum received from the affected States containing report of area suffered crop loss of 33% and above and eligible for input subsidy.