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Collector oversees RBS implementation in Mirdoddi & Dubbaka mandals

Collector oversees RBS implementation in Mirdoddi & Dubbaka mandals
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Siddipet Collector P Venkat Ram Reddy inspected the implementation of Rythu Bandhu Scheme in Mirdoddi and Dubbaka mandal in the district on the second...

Dubbaka: Siddipet Collector P Venkat Ram Reddy inspected the implementation of Rythu Bandhu Scheme in Mirdoddi and Dubbaka mandal in the district on the second day of the government’s prestigious scheme that started on Thursday.

After visiting several villages in the mandal from morning to afternoon, the collector said the farmers in every village are happy and expressing their gratitude to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for crop investment support.

Following the inspection of arrangements at Andhra Bank at Mirdoddi and Alwal with the Tahsildar Srinivas Rao, the Collector interacted with a woman farmer Swarupa who said the current government was thoughtful for the farmers by giving financial assistance for the well start of the crops for the development of farmers in the state. “for the first time, we can see farmer-friendly government now”, she said.

Then, the bureaucrat distributed the patta passbook and crop investment support cheque to 90-year-old farmer Bapuji for his land at Lingupally village in Mirdoddi mandal. While checking out the arrangements and the process of withdrawal of cheques at Andhra Bank there, a woman farmer who lost her husband shared her happiness with the collector.

When enquired about the cultivation and crops for this season, she said, “My husband expired and I have two children. But now I am happy and will sow for this season on my own with this Rythu Bandhu cheque of Rs. 11,950 without going for loans and will clear my loan of Rs. 1 lakh by the crop yields this year.”

When questioned another 72-year-old woman Maisagalla Mallavva about the Scheme, she replied KCR had thought very well for our welfare and it’s a commendable program by the government. “Who will think about the poor farmers and their travails in these days? she questioned in return as a reply.

The collector mentioned that Rs. 236.96 crore of cheques have been issued to the 2,68,626 farmers in the district and also assured of the farmers of the irrigation water by the year end. He said the farmers are rejoicing over the implementation of Rythu Bandhu Scheme in the district. Dubbaka Tahsildar Rahman and other officials were present with the collector during the visit.

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