Chandigarh, Aug 18 (PTI): The Haryana government has ordered special girdawari (revenue assessment) of kharif crops in 59 villages of Yamunanagar, Karnal and Faridabad, which were damaged due to incessant rains and floods.
Crops sown in about 9,443 acres have been affected due to heavy rains and floods.
While stating this here today, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Capt Abhimanyu said that orders have been issued after receiving reports in this regard from deputy commissioners concerned.
The affected crops include paddy, bajra, cotton and other vegetables.
The minister said that girdawari is being conducted on damaged crops in 26 villages of Yamunanagar.
Crops sown in about 1,260 acres of these villages have been affected due to floods and heavy rains.
He said that girdawari will be carried out in 15 villages of district Karnal.
The heavy rains and floods have affected crops sown in about 7,342 acres, he added.
Capt Abhimanyu said that orders have been issued to conduct girdawari in 18 villages of Faridabad.
The minister said that as soon as girdawari report will be received, action would be initiated on it.