Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Agriculture Minister

Niranjan Reddy urges Centre to reduce import tax on oil palm seeds

Niranjan Reddy wrote a letter to the Union Finance Minister emphasising the need to promote the cultivation of oil crops and achieve self-sustenance in edible oil production

Officials told to complete pending Panagal branch canal works

Minister S Niranjan Reddy directed officials to take immediate steps to supply irrigation water to tail-end areas in Koderu and Panagal mandals

Telangana releases Rs 1,450 crore towards Rythu Bima premium

Ministers handed over a cheque in this regard to LIC representatives

Farmers’ suicides in Telangana see steep decline

In 2019, 491 farmers committed suicide in the State compared to 846 in 2017

63-acre Relief and Rehabilitation centre for Palamuru project oustees

Minister Niranjan Reddy said the R&R centre is coming on 63 acres and plots have already been developed in 50 acres where amenities would be provided at a cost of over Rs 27 crore

TS forms Cabinet sub-committee to prepare for increased crop production

The committee was constituted to take steps for setting up new industrial units as well as storage capacity, milling and marketing among others

Telangana plans to increase godown capacity to one crore tonnes

'Officials have already identified necessary lands across the State and have been instructed to allocate the land to the departments concerned to take up the construction work,' said the Agriculture Minister

Rythu Bandhu: Over 57 lakh farmers received Rs 6,012 crores

Farmers have already commenced the preparations for the Vaanakalam crop season during which about 1.4 crore acres are likely to be cultivated

BJP least bothered about Telangana’s welfare: Niranjan Reddy

Agriculture Minister stated that the BJP had done nothing for Telangana since it came to power, and instead had shelved many projects sanctioned by the previous governments

Rythu Bandhu: TS govt deposits Rs. 5145 cr to farmers’ accounts so far

The disbursement of Rythu Bandhu amount is scheduled to conclude before June 25

Govt will provide irrigation to 25 lakh more hectares: Niranjan Reddy

An additional 25 lakh hectares of land will get water once the irrigation projects taken up by the TRS government are completed, said the Agriculture Minister

Rythu Bandhu: Over Rs 1600 cr deposited to farmers’ accounts

By Thursday evening, around 42.43 lakh farmers comprising mostly small and marginal farmers and covering nearly two-thirds of the total 63.25 lakh eligible farmers in the State would have received their amount

Spurious seed sales come down due to raids: Niranjan Reddy

Agriculture Minister appreciated Task Force officials for striving towards CM K Chandrashekhar Rao’s objective of making Telangana free from spurious seeds

Crop booking to commence from next week in Telangana

Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy asked the AEOs (Agricultural Extension Officers) to record authentic information with regard to crop booking between second week of June and first week of September

Niranjan Reddy for organic farming in modern methods

Organic farming is not only cheaper but also remunerative for farmers considering the demand in the market, the Minister said, adding that it would improve the health of soil as well as people

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