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Government likely to announce farm package on the lines of Odisha and Madhya Pradesh

Updated : January 31, 2019 04:50 PM IST

The announcement will likely be made by finance minister Piyush Goyal when he presents the interim budget on February 1, the sources added. 
In October 2017, the then Madhya Pradesh government had introduced a price deficiency payment scheme — the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana (BBY) — on a pilot basis to safeguard farmers from price fluctuations.
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