Agriculture became expensive due to the cost of diesel

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Mainpuri. The prices for diesel and gasoline are rising continuously. The rise in the price of diesel has broken the backs of both vehicle owners and farmers. Irrigation, tillage and transportation of crops have become expensive. Even today, many farmers in the district are dependent on diesel pumps for irrigation. Watering with a diesel pump has become about 70 rupees per hour more expensive this year than last year. Farmers say the cost of transporting the crop from the field to the market has also increased. The government should control diesel prices.
Plowing was increased by 300 rupees an hour
Because of the cost of diesel, plowing fields has increased by 300 rupees an hour. In December 2020, tractor owners are now charging 900 rupees per hour from the cultivator for cultivating 600 rupees per hour. Instead of 900 rupees per hour from Rotavator and Hero, farmers charge 1200 rupees per hour. The cost of irrigation has also increased. In 2020, the pump set irrigation cost 130 rupees an hour, now it’s 200 rupees an hour.
There is chaos in the international market. Some countries have cut deliveries. For this reason, the prices for diesel and gasoline are rising continuously.
Ghanshyam Das Gupta, gas station owner
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Agriculture has now become expensive. Diesel is getting more and more expensive. This plowing has not made the field easy either. Tractor owners have also increased their tariffs.
– Devendra Singh rather
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Without other means of irrigation, it is compulsory to water with diesel pump units. For this, 200 rupees per hour have to be paid for irrigation. Irrigation has increased by 50 rupees in six months.
Balram Singh, Nagaria
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Agriculture has been hit hardest by inflation. Irrigation or tillage, both have become expensive. Because of the cost of diesel, farmers are forced to grapple with agricultural problems.
Siddhasaran, Sitapur
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This is how the price increase for diesel happened
Monthly price
January 74.38
February 76.97
March 81.94
April 81.35
May 81.21
June 85.97
July 89.79
July 17 90.86
Note- The diesel prices are per liter.

Mainpuri. The prices for diesel and gasoline are rising continuously. The rise in the price of diesel has broken the backs of both vehicle owners and farmers. Irrigation, tillage and transportation of crops have become expensive. Even today, many farmers in the district are dependent on diesel pumps for irrigation. Irrigation with a diesel pump has become about 70 rupees per hour more expensive this year than in the previous year. Farmers say the cost of transporting the crop from the field to the market has also increased. The government should control diesel prices.

Plowing was increased by 300 rupees an hour

Because of the cost of diesel, plowing fields has increased by 300 rupees an hour. In December 2020, tractor owners are now charging 900 rupees per hour from the cultivator for cultivating 600 rupees per hour. Instead of 900 rupees per hour from Rotavator and Hero, farmers charge 1200 rupees per hour. The cost of irrigation has also increased. In 2020, the pump set irrigation cost 130 rupees an hour, now it’s 200 rupees an hour.

There is chaos in the international market. Some countries have cut deliveries. For this reason, the prices for diesel and gasoline are rising continuously.

Ghanshyam Das Gupta, gas station owner

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Agriculture has now become expensive. Diesel is getting more and more expensive. This plowing has not made the field easy either. Tractor owners have also increased their tariffs.

– Devendra Singh rather

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Without other means of irrigation, it is compulsory to water with diesel pump units. For this, 200 rupees per hour have to be paid for irrigation. Irrigation has increased by 50 rupees in six months.

Balram Singh, Nagaria

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Agriculture has been hit hardest by inflation. Irrigation or tillage, both have become expensive. Because of the cost of diesel, farmers are forced to grapple with agricultural problems.

Siddhasaran, Sitapur

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This is how the price increase for diesel happened

Monthly price

January 74.38

February 76.97

March 81.94

April 81.35

May 81.21

June 85.97

July 89.79

July 17 90.86

Note- The diesel prices are per liter.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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