Nashik: Farmers are in difficulty due to loss of agriculture produce at various places in the district due to pre-monsoon rains. Schools, anganwadis and houses suffered damages. Disaster management should conduct assessment of these losses and provide relief to the farmers and raise compensation amount to Rs. 10000 from Rs. 35000, it was proposed in general meeting of Zilla Parishad and the proposal regarding this was passed.
The general meeting was held under its chairperson Shital Sangle. Vice chairperson Nayana Gavit, chairperson Manisha Pawar, Yatindra Pagar, Sunita Charoskar, chief executive officer Dr. Naresh Gite and additional chief executive officer Anil Landge were present for the meeting.
Dr. Bharati Pawar raised the issue of loss due to pre-monsoon rains. Agriculture produce suffered loss due to this, she said. Atmaram Kumbharde stated that walls of school rooms and anganwadi had fell and cattle had died due to this rains. The house decided to seek report from block development officer and demand compensation from government.
The proposal regarding to seek permission from administration considering existence of the Model Code of Conduct and to demand compensation was passed. The block development officer has sought the report about loss two days ago after review. This report will be sent to the government and demand for compensation will be made, informed chairperson Shital Sangle.
Meanwhile, the members got aggressive over behaviour of executive engineer of small irrigation department Chandrashekhar Waghmare. Y R Shirsath raised the point that there was no action over proposal to take action against him. Department inquiry of Wagh was conducted and his transfer proposal was tabled to the government, informed Anil Landge. Unsatisfied by his reply, Shirsath and Uday Jadhav decided to boycott the meeting. Dr. Naresh Gite intervened and ask Waghmare to apologize the house. Waghmare apologized the house, but members demanded to take action against him.