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‘Rhythu Bandhu Scheme will instil confidence in farmers’

‘Rhythu Bandhu Scheme will instil confidence in farmers’
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MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy distributed cheques and passbooks to farmers under prestigious Rythu Bandu scheme on Thursday. He gave away passbooks and...

Maheswaram: MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy distributed cheques and passbooks to farmers under prestigious Rythu Bandu scheme on Thursday. He gave away passbooks and cheques to the farmers of Tuprakhurdu, Kalvakol, Porandla villages in Maheswaram mandal and Jaitwaram, Dasarlapalli, Debadaguda villages in Kandukur mandal.

Speaking on the occasion, the MLA said the scheme, the brainchild of the Chief Minister intended to provide investment to the farmers which could lead towards golden age in agriculture. This will give confidence among farming community and they need not worry about investment, fertilisers and even for minimum support price, he said. He further said that the state government introduced several schemes and took up projects for the benefit of farmers.

Teegala said farmers will receive Rs 4000 per acre for one season, which means Rs 8000 per acre as total investment. An amount of Rs 35.6 crore was sanctioned for 33473 farmers in Maheswaram assembly constituency.

Crop investment for the constituency
Mandal Sanctioned Amount Beneficiaries
Maheswaram Rs 14.13 cr 15200
Kandukuru Rs 18.97 cr 15800
Balapur Rs 1.96 cr 2473

Village sarpanch Balamma, Kandukur RDO Ravinder Reddy, Maheswaram MRO Thenmoji, MPDO Neeraja Reddy, Agriculture officer Koteswar Reddy, RR Grandhalaya Chairman Panduranga Reddy, Market committee chairman Jyothilakshmi Narsimha Reddy, vice chairam Y Srinivas, D Ashok, Saleem Khan, Shafi Yodin, Kandukuru MPTC Mallesh, ZPTC Eshwar Naik, Congress ZPTC Yenugu Jangareddy, Market committee members, leaders of farmers’ associations, officers and sarpanches of villages were present.

BY R Ravikumar

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