Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has assured delegates of the Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Ltd. (CAMPCO) of taking a decision on providing compensation to arecanut growers whose plantations have been affected by “kole roga” (fruit rot disease) and yellow leaf disease. The Chief Minister assured the delegation of providing subsidy to farmers for purchasing arecanut peeling machines, the release said.

— Special Correspondent

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