Nizamabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao is a pro-farmer Chief Minister and by knowing farmers’ plight he reacts immediately and solves their problems, said Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali.
The Deputy CM participated in Rythu Bandhu programme at Alooru village of Armoor mandal in Nizamabad district on Sunday.
At the occasion, Mahmood Ali said that the Chief Minister is a farmer-friendly CM and always thinks about farmers’ problems.
After formation of Telangana State, KCR solved the electricity crisis permanently and proved that united AP last CM Kiran Kumar Reddy comments on Telangana State were false, he added.
Mahmood Ali informed that KCR observed as many as 40 disputed lands in Telangana State.
“To solve these disputes, he took up land records purification programme after consulting experts such as revenue officials, retired collectors, retired IAS officials and took their suggestions. Within 100 days, he solved the land disputes and hence issued tamper-proof pattadar pass books,” he said.
Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy who also participated in the programme said that the entire nation was keenly observing Rythu Bandhu scheme. “It is a unique programme and implemented first time in the country. After Independence all the Prime Ministers, Chief Ministers and MPs said that they were farmers but no one paid any heed to farmers’ plight, but KCR took a step ahead and launched the Rythu Bandhu scheme by giving Rs 4,000 per acre incentive to the farmers,” he briefed.
Reddy also pointed out that due to construction of umpteen projects on Godavari, Telangana farmers faced problems and then came the Kaleshawarm project as a boon by the Chief Minister. “After completion of the project, SRSP will have 90 TMCs of water enough for crops, he added.
Nizamabad MP K Kavitha who also participated in the programme said that Telangana government solved power crisis after coming into power and waived Rs 17, 000 crore farmers’ loans.
She said that the Chief Minister promised that Alooru was a major village and would convert it as mandal headquarters as early as possible.
MLC VG Goud, Nizamabad Collector MRM Rao, JC Ravinder Reddy, ZP Chairman Dafedar Raju, Farmers Co-ordination Committee Convener Manjula were also present on the occasion.