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Administration gears up for launch of Rythu Bandhu scheme

Administration gears up for launch of Rythu Bandhu scheme
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The officials of Nagarkurnool district conducted an awareness programme on the prestigious Rythu Bandhu scheme at Angirekula Sekharaiah function hall...

Nagarkurnool: The officials of Nagarkurnool district conducted an awareness programme on the prestigious Rythu Bandhu scheme at Angirekula Sekharaiah function hall in Achampet mandal in Nagarkurnool district on Monday.

While taking part in the awareness programme, District Collector Sridhar said this time the State government had taken up the pattadar passbook and Rythu Bhandu cheque distribution programmes on priority basis. He stressed the need to take all the necessary measures to conduct the programme smoothly in Nagarkurnool.

“May 10 is the launch of Rythu Bhandhu scheme under which each farmer will be give Rs 8,000 per acre for two seasons, kharif and rabi. For this, we have conducted the detailed land survey and land record purification drive successfully. Now as part of Rythu Bandhu each farmer will be given a new passbook and cheques will be distributed,” said Sridhar.

The District Collector further added that unlike earlier, the new pattadar passbooks are tamper-proof and have been designed with 18 columns. The new passbook cannot be duplicated as it can be easily identified. “The new pattadar passbooks are tamper-proof and cannot be copied with colour Xerox as it can be easily identified.

Even if the passbook is drenched in water and the ink gets erased, the information inside the passbook can be easily retrieved as it is visible if put under the sun,” said the District Collector while explaining about unique features of new land passbooks that are going to be issued to the farmers.

Guvala Balaraju, MLA Achampe, Surender Karan Joint Collector Nagarkurnool, Revenue and Agriculture officials from Kalwakurthy, Achampet, offials from various other deparments, police officials, people’s representatives, Farmers coordination committee members and others took part in the awareness programme.

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