VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed officers of the agriculture and allied departments to present drip and sprinkler amenities to all small and marginal farmers inside the stipulated time. During the evaluate assembly on horticulture, micro irrigation and agri infra at his camp workplace in Tadepalli close to right here, the chief minister mentioned the federal government is drilling borewells and offering micro irrigation amenities to the small and marginal farmers to assist them get good yields.“All the works should be done in saturation mode and every eligible person should benefit from the schemes being implemented. There should be no scope for corruption.” He wished the officers to put together an motion plan to profit the small and marginal farmers.
The chief minister prompt that the officers give precedence to the farmers with lower than 10 acres of land in Rayalaseema and Prakasam, and fewer than 5 acres elsewhere in offering drip and sprinkler amenities. He directed the officers to brainstorm and put together an motion plan concerning the identical. “Procurement of micro-irrigation facilities through reverse tendering will help reduce the cost and benefit more farmers. The cost of drip and sprinkler systems will be concluded after taking the subsidies of central government and state government into consideration.”
On points associated to sericulture, Jagan requested the officers to give attention to fixing the issues of farmers of mulberry. The Chief Minister additionally reviewed setting-up of multi goal facility centres as a part of Agri Infra. “Multi-purpose facility centres with an estimated finances of `14,562 crore, will present 14 kinds of amenities to farmers together with dry storage, drying platform, godowns, horticulture infrastructure, main processing centres, assortment centres, chilly rooms for storage, customized hiring centres, main processing centres, assaying tools, Janata Bazaars, procurement centres and e-marketing and so forth,’’ the chief minister mentioned and requested the officers to promote natural and pure farming within the limits of each Rythu Bharosa Kendra.