Amaravati: Minister for IT and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh said the State government would supply solar pump sets to SCs and BCs at subsidy rates under NTR Jalasiri scheme.
Panchayat Raj Minister Nara Lokesh holding a meeting with officials at the Secretariat at Velagapudi on Monday
Reviewing the scheme at meeting with officials at the Secretariat at Velagapudi on Monday, Lokesh said the solar pump sets would be given at a price of Rs 6,000 to SCs and Rs 25,000 for BCs against its actual price of Rs 55,000.
He said farmers dug 17,789 borewells till now against the target of 30,500 under phase-2 of NTR Jalasiri. He said 9,959 farmers have been paid amount for purchasing solar pump sets for the borewells.
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