Union Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh criticises BJP government apathy towards the apple growers and said that wrong policy had caused a thousands of crore losses to the growers.

Former Chief Minister said that BJP led government is not concerned about the benefits of the apple growers and dilapidated roads condition is a good example. Virbhadra Singh said that Anti-hail guns is a miserable failure in the state the BJP Govt is misleading people regarding the effectiveness of it in protecting fruit corps. He added that anti hail gun is failed in all apple-growing country, where it was installed. Virbhadra Singh assures that he would personally take up the matter for providing high-quality anti-hail nets to apple growers with Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.