KCR Himself To Give Cheques To Farmers On May 10
The Telangana CM will launch the prestigious Rythu Bandhu scheme, under which farmers will get Rs. 4,000 per acre, at Indiranagar in Karimnagar district on May 10.
Hyderabad | 6th May 2018
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao would launch the prestigious Rythu Bandhu scheme, a first of its kind in the country, at Indiranagar in Karimnagar district on May 10, at 11 am, Finance Minister Etela Rajender said today. Under the scheme, cheques of Rs 4,000 per acre towards crop investment to help them avoid loans will be given to the farmers of the state.
The minister inspected the arrangements for the Chief Minister's program in the district along with local leaders and officials. Speaking to the media later, he said that the CM had launched every important scheme from Karimnagar, a place for which he had great affection, and would continue the practice by launching the Rythu Bandhu scheme, too, from there.
About one lakh farmers would turn out for the cheques' distribution and Pattadar Passbooks program by the Chief Minister, he said. The officials would make all the necessary arrangements for the farmers including chairs and drinking water to avoid inconvenience to them, he said.
Rs 12,000 crores were being spent on the scheme by the government, Rajender said.
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