Warangal: A total of Rs 6,011 crore has been credited into the bank accounts of a total of 7,04,309 farmers till Thursday in erstwhile Warangal district under Rythu Bandhu, said Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao.
In a statement issued on Friday, Rao said that Rs 405.90 crore had been given to the kin of 8, 118 deceased farmers under Rythu Bima scheme in the district, and added that agriculture had become a celebration with the steps being taken for the welfare of the farmers in the State by the TRS government led by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.
“Since the introduction of the Rythu Bandhu (in 2018), 1,24,191 farmers have received Rs 970.77 crore under the Rythu Bandhu in Hanamkonda district, while 1,32,387 farmers of Warangal district got Rs 987.82 crore. In Jangaon district, a total of Rs 1482.38 crore have been deposited in the accounts of 1,46,900 farmers, and Rs 1,275 crore have been deposited in the accounts of 1, 44,828 farmers in the Mahabubabad district. In Mulugu district, 66, 861 farmers have got Rs 550 crore and 89,0143 farmers have received Rs 734 crore under Rythu Bandhu scheme,” he said and added that a total of 65 lakh farmers received a total of Rs 50,000 crore in the State so far. “This is a historic occasion in the history of Telangana.
The credit goes to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. This will be scripted in history with golden letters,” he added.
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