Telangana Government Providing Tractor Subsidy to Farmers
Telangana: Agriculture Minister P Srinivas Reddy said that, the State government has been promoting farm mechanisation in a big way.
He also informed that, the government has allocated Rs 300 crore towards subsidy of farm equipment and tractors. It was planned to distribute a total of 3,900 tractors and farm machinery. To SC/ST farmers 100 percent subsidy would be given while others would be given 50 per cent subsidy.
The Minister distributed tractors to few farmers of Parkal assembly constituency at a programme organised at Warangal Rural district Collector's office in Hanamkonda.
All eligible farmers would be given tractors and by March 31 the farmers should apply for tractors.
Setting up of the processing units in the areas where the production of the particular crop was high would help farmers get remunerative prices and creates employment, said Srinivas Reddy.
From the farmers, there was huge response for the drip and sprinklers irrigation units. This year, About 1, 46,000 farmers have applied for the drip and sprinklers units.
So overall the Telangana Government promoting farm mechanisation seriously to help the farmer for getting more yield from their farm fields.