ARIYALUR: The State Government has decided to provide subsidy to the farmers in the district during the current year 2009-10 for changing the old motors of their agricultural pumpsets, according to a communication from Collector T.Abraham here on Tuesday. The subsidy will be Rs.10,000 on the cost of the new motor or 50 per cent of the cost whichever is less. However, the subsidy will be Rs.12,000 for farmers belonging to Adi Dravidar community. The Agricultural Engineering department will provide all the details of the scheme, he said.

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