Bhopal,Feb 1(Agencies): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state has never experienced such severity of frost that played havoc on major crops this season.
   
 Addressing a relief distribution programme at Sunwanikalan village in Panna District on Monday ,the Chief Minister told farmers to remain cool and said the state government was committed to stand firmly behind them at the time of this agri-crisis.

 Chouhan said the state government has allocated a sum of Rs 600 crore to mitigate the problems of farmers and added that if needed, funds would be increased for cash relief.
   
 He said there is 100 per cent damage to 'Arhar' crop, besides,crops of wheat, gram, potatoes, chilli and brinjal also have been wrecked by frost .
    
" For this, Rs 43 crore has been allocated for the relief of farmers,"  the Chief Minister said adding the farmers whose crops have been severely affected by the frost will be covered
under the sheme.