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Cabinet approves subsidy on electricity for farmers

Cabinet approves subsidy on electricity for farmers
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NEW DELHI: The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to give farmers a subsidy of Rs 105 per kilowatt on the fixed charge of electricity given under the agriculture connection in the national capital, Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot said.

Now, the farmers will have to pay Rs 20 per KW on the fixed charge, which was till now Rs 125 per KW. "Congratulations to the farmers of Delhi. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has given a big gift to the farmers. The Delhi Cabinet approved the proposal on Tuesday.

The government will give a subsidy of Rs 105 per kilowatt on the electricity given under the agriculture connection. Now the fixed charge to the farmers will be Rs 20 per KW," Gahlot tweeted in Hindi.

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