Jagan Reddy's 'Rythu Bharosa' To Launch Today, 54 Lakh Farmers To Benefit
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 7:37 PM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Reddy will launch his flagship farmer assistance scheme from Nellore district. Under the YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisaan, which has been named for his father former CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy 54-lakh-farmers will get Rs.13,500 over three instalments. Of these, 40 lakh are beneficiaries of the PM Kisaan Samman Nidhi and will get Rs.6,000 from the centre in three instalments.
9 Telangana farmers ended life in August despite 'Rythu Bandhu'
Monday, August 27, 2018, 8:44 AM
Farmers’ suicides are continuing in Telangana State despite the Rythu Bandhu and Rythu insurance schemes. As many as nine famers have committed suicide in August alone in the old Adilabad district alone. It is said that farmers were not getting crop loans and some of them took the extreme step as their cotton crop was attacked by pink bollworm.