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Cabinet panel discusses guidelines on financial assistance to farmers

Cabinet panel discusses guidelines on financial assistance to farmers

Hyderabad: The Cabinet Sub-Committee, which was assigned the task of preparing guidelines to provide Rs. 4,000 per acre per season input subsidy to farmers, has decided to hold direct interactions with farmers to finalise the policy. The Cabinet Sub-Committee, under the chairmanship of Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, met at …

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Congress makes major promises with farmers in ‘Armoor Declaration’

N. Uttam Kumar Reddy

Armoor: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy on Saturday unveiled the manifesto for farmers for 2019 elections. Addressing the ‘Rythu Sadassu’, a massive public meeting in Aloor mandal of Armoor constituency in Nizamabad district, Uttam Kumar Reddy announced the ‘Armoor Declaration’ which contained three major …

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Harish Rao assures farmers on procurement of paddy, cotton

Telangana's Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao

Hyderabad: Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao informed that the Civil Supplies and Agricultural Marketing departments have so far purchased 4,73,207 quintal paddy during this season. Harish Rao said as many as 1,732 Centres were established to procure paddy. They include 214 Centres in Nizamabad, 248 in Jagtial, 145 in Sircilla, …

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Etala wants banks to give Rs. 21,000 Cr of farm loans

Banks in Telangana are performing fairy well: RBI Regional Director

Hyderabad: Finance Minister Etala Rajender has advised banks to release Rs. 21,000 crore loans to the farmers of Telangana. Addressing the 16th State Level Bankers Committee meeting at SBI’s auditorium at Gun Foundry on Thursday, Etala said that the banks should come up new schemes to benefit the people, especially …

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Uttam demands compensation for rain-hit farmers

Uttam demands compensation for rain-hit farmers

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy demanded that the State Government pay compensation to farmers who lost their crops due to unseasonal rains. Congress leaders including AICC Secretary R.C. Khuntia, former union minister S. Jaipal Reddy, MLAs D.K. Aruna, G. Chinna Reddy, Vamshichand Reddy …

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Telangana is on top in farmers’ welfare: Harish Rao

T. Harish Rao

Hyderabad: Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao on Thursday claimed that Telangana was the only State in the country to provide 24-hour power supply and input subsidy to farmers. Speaking after inaugurating Central Lighting System in Siddipet, Harish Rao said Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has been taking several measures for …

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Uttam launches 100-day ‘Indiramma Rythu Bata’ programme

Uttam launches 100-day ‘Indiramma Rythu Bata’ programme

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy on Monday launched the 100-day “Indiramma Rythu Bata” programme aimed at training the Congress party’s booth-level cadre on ongoing land records rectification drive taken up by the TRS Government. Addressing hundreds of booth-level workers in Karimnagar and later …

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Congress embark upon 100-days farmers’ awareness programme

President N. Uttam Kumar Reddy

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy has informed that the Congress party would take up ‘Indiramma Rythu Bata’, a 100-day awareness programme for farmers, from September 18. Addressing a press conference after chairing the TPCC Extended Executive Committee meeting at Gandhi Bhavan on Friday, …

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