Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will hold a review meeting with Agriculture and Civil Supplies Departments’ officials at Pragathi Bhavan on Saturday at 2.30 PM.
The review meeting is on the Regulatory Farm Policy Methods to be implemented during the summer season and purchase of agriculture produce in the villages itself. In this meeting, Agriculture, Civil Supplies Ministers, senior officials will participate.
What crops should be cultivated in the summer season? What crops should not be cultivated? Which crop will get more profits? And which crop would incur losses and other issues would be reviewed at the meeting.
“The Centre is importing Corn on a large-scale and this will have an adverse impact on the Corn grown within the country. Against this backdrop, a decision should be taken on cultivation of Corn in the State. There will be a detailed discussion on the matter at the Saturday meeting,” the CM said.
The CM has decided to set up purchase centres in the villages for the safety of farmers amidst the Corona Pandemic. The CM will review the setting up purchase centres in the villages.
“Due to CoronaVirus spread, the purchase centres have been set up in the villages and the agriculture produce was purchased last summer. We have not yet got over the Corona threat. Hence, the Rainy season agriculture produce should also be purchased in the villages by setting up the purchase centres.
Set up 6000 Purchase centres so that farmers will have no problems in selling their agriculture produce. Make all the arrangements in this regard from the government side. After buying the agriculture produce, ensure that the farmers get their money as early as possible,” the CM said and instructed the officials to make all the necessary arrangements in this regard.
The State Cabinet will meet on Saturday at 5 PM under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao at Pragathi Bhavan. The Cabinet will discuss the Bills to be introduced in the Legislature.
The Cabinet is also expected to discuss about the Regulatory Farming Policy to be implemented during the summer season and purchase of Paddy etc.,
The State government has decided to hold Legislative Assembly Session on Oct 13, Legislative Council session on Oct 14.
The Legislative Assembly Session will begin at 11.30 AM and the Council at 11 AM. The Bills introduced in the Legislative Assembly on Oct 13 will be placed before the legislative Council on Oct 14. (INN)