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Rythu Bandhu scheme going on like a festival: Jagitial Collector

Rythu Bandhu scheme going on like a festival: Jagitial Collector
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District Collector A Sharath on Friday said that the distribution of cheques and passbooks under Rythu Bandhu Scheme is going on like a festival in...

Jagitial: District Collector A Sharath on Friday said that the distribution of cheques and passbooks under Rythu Bandhu Scheme is going on like a festival in the district. The Collector participated in the RBS programme organised at Mohanraopet and Chinnametpalli villages of Koratla mandal in Jagitial and distributed RBS cheques and passbooks to the farmers.

Speaking on the occasion, the Collector said that by deploying about 100 teams Rs 171 crore cheques will be distributed by opening 300 counters for about 2 lakh farmers present in the district from May 10 to May 17.

The farmers must come along with their Aadhaar card, photo or any identity card to take cheques under RBS and passbooks. The bankers will issue the money without linking their old due amounts in the banks. The bankers are also advised to do the same. On which date the farmers can take their money is written on the cheque cover that is given to them.

The State government is taking necessary steps for distributing cheques and passbooks under RBS for the farmers who are present in the Gulf countries and in other foreign countries, said the Collector. The Korutla Constituency is first in implementing various kinds of welfare schemes and projects and stood number one in sanctioning pensions.

The Korutla MLA Vidhya Sagar Rao speaking on the occasion said that Rythu Bandhu scheme is wonderful and excellent scheme which was introduced by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao for the welfare of the farmers. Being son of a farmer, K Chandrashekar Rao is well aware of the problems faced by farmers that is why he introduced the RBS scheme for the well-being of farmers. The Metpalli Sub-Collector Gautham Potru and other officials were present along with others.

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