Adilabad: In a bid to make tribal farmers self-sufficient, plans are afoot to make their barren lands fertile in Adilabad district. District Collector D Divya, who held a meeting with the Agriculture, Horticulture, Rural Development and Tribal Welfare officials here on Friday, told them to identify barren lands of the tribals in the district and prepare an action plan to turn them fertile.
District Collector D Divya holding a meeting with officials in Adilabad on Friday
He said that they would conduct a field survey to know whether these blocks have electricity, borewells and groundwater availability. The Horticulture officials were also told to prepare a proposal crops that provide permanent income source on lands of Recognition of Forest Rights Act (RoFR). DFO Prabhakar Reddy and Horticulture Officer Narsing Das were among others present.