Amaravati, September 22: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the government has introduced a green carpet in the agriculture sector by bringing revolutionary changes, from supply of quality seeds through Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs) to sale of produce, In addition to providing insurance is visible. Cover and nine hours of free electricity. Concluding the brief discussion on agriculture and allied sectors in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said, RBKs are the most tangible units at the village level which are providing many services to the farmers and assured that the state has developed a market for agricultural motors. No additional amount has been deposited on the meters installed and will not. Drawing people’s attention to the fact that in the last 40 months of YSRC’s rule, not a single mandal has been declared drought-affected,
In contrast, the five-year rule of his predecessor N Chandrababu Naidu was affected by drought every year, Jagan said. , “238 mandals in 2014 Kharif, 359 in 2015, 301 in 2016, 121 in 2017 and 347 in 2018 and 257 in Rabi 2019 were declared drought-affected. There is a saying that Drought and Chandrababu Naidu are twins,” he scoffed. did. The Chief Minister said that ever since the YSRC government was formed, all the reservoirs are submerged with water and groundwater is being recharged. The state is receiving abundant rainfall and the government has been successful in providing water to Rayalaseema through irrigation canals.
“There has been a record production of food grains in the last three years. We have spent Rs 1,28,634 crore on the agriculture sector in the last three years. All the promises made to the farmers in the YSRC manifesto have been fulfilled, the Chief Minister said. The Chief Minister said that soon nano technology would be implemented and about 2,000 drones would be put into service for spraying pesticides on crops.The Chief Minister elaborated that the objective of all welfare schemes is to benefit the farmers having less than three acres of land. which is 87 per cent of the total and many of them are also beneficiaries of other schemes under Navratnalu. In 10,778 RBKs, deserving people are working to guide the farmers and also people from NITI Aayog, World Bank and FAO. Have visited the centers to study the functioning.Lab to Land, YSR Yantra, Disaster and Price Stabilization Fund have played their part in the time of crisis, he said.
Taking a jibe at TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, he said that unlike Naidu, who went back on his promise of unconditional crop loan waiver, the YSRC government never backed down on its promises. Naidu had promised a waiver of Rs 87,612 crore, but implemented only Rs 15,000 crore in five years. Showing videos of Naidu’s speeches on loan waiver, Jagan said the chameleon should be ashamed of the speed at which Naidu changes colours. He stressed that the YSRC government is committed to the welfare of farmers and will continue its active role in promoting agriculture and allied sectors.
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Story first published: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 19:21 [IST]