Hyderabad: The Agriculture Department on Thursday started dispatching Rythu Bandhu cheques to all district agriculture officers.
Agriculture Principal Secretary C Parthasarathi inaugurated a special counter for dispatching cheques to district agriculture officers at SBI headquarters in Koti.
“One-third of each district cheques are ready and the bankers are sending them to the districts,” he said. Eight notified banks participated in the programme and verification of cheques under the scheme was taken up at various counters of the banks’ branches. Before distributing the cheques, the agriculture officers should ensure all the details of the beneficiaries are entered correctly,” Parthasarathi said.
The programme will continue for two more days and all cheques will be dispatched to the district headquarters. Agriculture Commissioner Dr Jaganmohan, several bankers and all district agriculture officers participated in the programme.