Agriculture dept ready to supply seeds, fertilisers, says Minister

Agriculture dept ready to supply seeds, fertilisers, says Minister
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Agriculture Minister Prathipati Pulla Rao on Friday said that the agriculture department is ready to supply seeds and fertilisers to farmers for the kharif season.  He said there is no scarcity of seeds and fertilisers. The Minister inaugurated Mega Agriculture Expo-2016 set up at Subham Kalyana Mandapam in Guntur city on Friday. 

Amaravati: Agriculture Minister Prathipati Pulla Rao on Friday said that the agriculture department is ready to supply seeds and fertilisers to farmers for the kharif season. He said there is no scarcity of seeds and fertilisers. The Minister inaugurated Mega Agriculture Expo-2016 set up at Subham Kalyana Mandapam in Guntur city on Friday.

Speaking on this occasion, he warned that if the traders sell seeds at higher price, the officials will book cases and take stern action against them. He said instructions have already been given to vigilance and enforcement department in this regard.

  • Warns traders against selling seeds at higher prices
  • The Minister inaugurates 3-day expo in Guntur

He said the government was distributing modern machinery to be used in agriculture on subsidy and requested the farmers to avail the facility provided by the government and derive benefit. As many as 70 stalls were set up in Agriculture Expo.

District Collector Kantilal Dande stressed on the need to use modern technology in agriculture. The Mega Agriculture Expo will be conducted for three days. MLA Yeluri Sambasiva Rao, agricultural scientists, farmers from Guntur and Prakasam districts participated.

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