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Farmers in Kolleru area to get 14k acres

Farmers in Kolleru area to get 14k acres
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Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas said the government was constructing a godown at Kaikuluru at a cost of Rs 1.2 crore. He visited the godown works along with former MLC K Vital Rao here on Wednesday. 

Vijayawada: Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas said the government was constructing a godown at Kaikuluru at a cost of Rs 1.2 crore. He visited the godown works along with former MLC K Vital Rao here on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that farmers can store nearly 2,000 tonnes of agricultural produce in the godown. The fish packing units also would be launched soon, he added.

In another programme, Kamineni Srinivas distributed e-Pass books to farmers at Sithanapalli village in Kaikaluru mandal. He felt happy over distribution of 655 acres Inam land for 150 farmers. He said that the farmers of the area were fighting for getting rights on Inam lands.

The Minister also said that lands worth nearly Rs 200 crore were distributed to poor farmers. He said the government was planning to distribute 14,000 acres of lands including 7,000 society lands to farmers in Kolleru area.

He said the farmers in Kolleru and Kalidindi do not require permission for digging fish tanks. He further said that a community center at Gudivada and another community centre at Kaikaluru would be inaugurated next month.

A sum of Rs 500 crore was spent on development works in Kaikaluru constituency during the last three years, he pointed out. The patients are being provided medical aid on time in government hospitals, he said. Swachh Bharat vice-chairman CL Venkat Rao, AMC chairman Samarla Siva Krishna and several officials were also present.

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