Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao instructed the concern officials to ensure that Rythu Bandhu Scheme benefits should reach every farmer in the state. The CM announced that, an ultra-modern cold storage at a cost of Rs 25 Crore would be constructed to store seeds produced by the State Seed development Corporation. He also instructed that Rythu Vedikas should be constructed at all the Clusters by Dussera.
The Chief Minister held a meeting with Chief Secretary and other officials of the Telangana government on Saturday. This is the first meeting the CM held after his return. “Though the state’s economy is weak in view of the Corona Virus, the state government has released Rythu Bandhu to benefit farmers. Information as on date showed that 99.9 per cent farmers have received the help, the CM said
He directed Telangana ministers and MLAs to find out whether the Rythu bandhu benefits reached to farmers in their constituencies . "Some farmers though they are cultivating the lands, due to ownership rights they may face problem to receive the Rythu bandhu scheme benefit. District Collectors should identify such farmers and solve their problems. They should conduct spot inquiry to establish the ownership rights. Enquiry with the neighbouring farmers and transfer the rights. Take help of the local Rythu Samithi and local bodies representative’s. Once the problem is solved there will not be any issue later,” KCR said.
Also, To enable farmers to communicate among themselves and with the agriculture officials, the state government has embarked constructing of Rythu vedikas in the State.