Hyderabad: Power Minister, G Jagdish Reddy today praised that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao offers 24-hour power supply as it turned dry and barren lands get water for farming activities in the state.
KCR Government routed out the long-time fluoride problem in the old Nalgonda district he said.
He formally inaugurated a newly built Rythu Vedika for farmers’ welfare at Vellanky village in Ramannapet Mandal of Yadadri Bhuvangiri district here along with MLA Chirumarti Lingaiah, local leaders, and officials.
Mission Bhagiratha was for providing potable water in the previous Nalgonda district and other remote villages he said. The minister stated that the vision and determination of the chief minister were to give waters for dry and barren lands in the state which are now becoming fertile. This will support the farmers in a big way as they can draw waters for cultivation from irrigation systems Jagdish Reddy said.
The minister stated that the KCR Government has been offering timely financial assistance of Rs 10000 per acre in two spells to farmers. It is evident that the KCR regime set a world record as about 50 lakhs acres of barren lands were given water through the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation system, he said. As many as 1.25 Cr acres have come under irrigation in the state by the KCR Government, the Minister said.
Rythu Vedikas are meant for providing complete support to farmers to get crop advice from field officers he said.
The minister further said that the chief minister seeks to help farmers get benefits. Our efforts are to ensuring an MSP to farm. produce, marketing, shifting the 9stocks from godowns and avail of latest facilities.
The government has built the Rythu Vedikas each at about a cost of Rs 20 lakhs he said. They will extend all help for farmers to gain, the minister hoped.