CM Jagan clears input subsidy to 6 lakh farmers
VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has credited Rs 542.06 crore as input aid into accounts of 5,97,311 farmers, whose crops had been damaged due to heavy rains and floods in November in 2015. He also transferred Rs 29.51 crore into accounts of other 1,220 farmer groups under the YSR Farm Mechanisation Plan.
Transferring the overall Rs 571.57 crore deposits into farmers’ accounts with a click on his computer, the Chief Minister stated that AP is the only state, which is working for the advancement and welfare of peasants by providing all services, including banking, through the ingenious Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs).
Jagan Mohan Reddy pointed out that the state federal government has up until now paid Rs 1,612 crore as input aid to 19.93 lakh farmers in the last 2 and half years as compensation for crop loss due to heavy rains and floods. These deposits have been made in the very same season in which the loss had actually occurred. Besides, 1.21 lakh quintals of seeds have been offered an 80 percent aid to farmers who suffered losses throughout Rabi.
On the event, Jagan Mohan Reddy accused the previous federal government of overlooking farmers with untimely payments. In 2018, the TD routine had actually not paid the input aid of 1,832 crores in Kharif and 356 crores in Rabi, while leaving occupant farmers out of all federal government plans. However the present government is standing by each and every farmer, including tenant farmers.
Going into information, the Chief Minister said Rs 123 crore input aid had been paid in April 2020 for crop loss that happened up to March 2020. Similarly, Rs 278 crore earned money in October versus crop loss between April-October 2020. During the Nivar cyclone, the settlement amounted to Rs 646 crore due to which 8.35 lakh farmers benefited within a month of Nivar. For the Gulab cyclone, a payment of Rs 22 crore had actually been paid in less than two months.
Jagan Mohan Reddy reminded individuals that the previous government had left a substantial pile of dues to farmers, including subsidy for crops, seeds, insurance, electrical power financial obligations, and zero-interest loans. He pointed out that the YSRC federal government cleared all these pending financial obligations, consisting of Rs 960 crore for paddy procurement and Rs 383 crore for seed aid.
The CM highlighted that Rs 19,126 crore have actually been credited under YSR Rythu Bharosa, Rs 1,218 crore under zero-interest loans for farmers, Rs 23,000 crore free of charge power supply and another Rs 1,700 crore for enhancing electricity feeders across the state.
In addition, agriculture advisory committees have started operating at village, mandal, district and state levels to solve farmers’ concerns. Even more, 10,750 neighborhood hiring centres have been set up at an expense of Rs 2,134 crore to assist farmers in acquiring farm inputs.
Released at Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:37:43 -0500