Smart Farming Program – 10,000 Tractors To Be Distributed

As part of ‘Rythu Ratham’ scheme for farmers, the Government of Andhra Pradesh will distribute 6,600 tractors to farmers in all districts this year. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu held a review meeting today with the officials from the Department of Agriculture on Smart Farming program. As per the reports, 10,000 tractors worth Rs.205 crores, have been given to the farmers for extending support. The need to have a Crop Insurance Policy is also being encouraged among the farmer community. Since the state has received a decent rainfall this season, it is also being ensured that government meet targets for Rabi cultivation on time with proper monitoring and utilization of water resources.
Nadiu also discussed the need to make horticultural products famous across the world and discussed issues related to Micro Nutritional Deficiency. Strategies to achieve a better growth rate in the agricultural sector.