Input subsidy to be Rupees 15000 per hectare : Paritala Sunitha

Input subsidy to be Rupees 15000 per hectare : Paritala Sunitha
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tate minister for women Welfare, SERP and ICDS Paritala Sunitha has reiterated the government\'s commitment to pay input subsidy at the rate of Rs.15000 per hectare apart from the crop insurance payment to the beleaguered farmers in the district.Addressing a press conference here on Monday

Anantapur: State minister for women Welfare, SERP and ICDS Paritala Sunitha has reiterated the government's commitment to pay input subsidy at the rate of Rs.15000 per hectare apart from the crop insurance payment to the beleaguered farmers in the district.Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Sunitha described the chief minister's announcement of input subsidy of Rs.1050 crore to the district alone out of the total amount of Rs.1451 crores to the entire state as historical.

She said that in 17 years of drought in the district no government paid such a staggering amount to the district. She said that more than 6 lakh farmers would benefit from the input subsidy payment which will be released soon. Local MLA Prabhakar Choudhury stated that 6.25 lakh farmers would get input subsidy. The farmers will get a total of Rs.1051 crores apart from insurance amount. He said that the chief minister's announcement proved that he is a man who takes bold decisions.

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