CM to hold meet on Regulatory Farm Policy methods on Oct 10


Hyderabad, Oct 9: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will conduct  a review meeting on Saturday on  the Regulatory Farm Policy methods to be implemented during the summer season and purchase of agriculture produce in the villages itself.

Agriculture, Civil Supplies Ministers, senior officials will participate in the meeting which will be held at 2.30 PM in Pragathi Bhavan, the CM’s camp office-cum residence here.

What crops should be cultivated in the summer season? What crops should not be cultivated? Which crop will get more profits? And which crop would incur losses and other issues would be reviewed at the meeting, an  release from  the CM’s Office said here on Friday.

“The Centre is importing Corn on a large scale and this will have an adverse impact on the Corn grown within the country.

Against this backdrop, a decision should be taken on cultivation of Corn in the State.

There will be a detailed discussion on the matter at the meeting,” the release said.

Rao has decided to set up purchase centres in the villages for the safety of farmers amidst the Corona Pandemic. He will review the setting up of  purchase centres in the villages.

“Due to the spread of Coronavirus, the government has decided to set up the agriculture produce purchase centres in the villages.

The Chief Minister instructed the officials to set up 6000 purchase centres so that farmers will have no problem in selling their agriculture produce and added all the  necessary arrangements should be made in this regard from the government side.

After buying the agriculture produce from the farmers at the 6000 purchase centres set up at villages, it has to be ensured that the farmers get their money as early as possible,” Rao added.

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