Telangana to spend Rs 1,000 cr on rabi paddy procurement
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 8:06 AM
The Telangana government will be spending about Rs.1,000 crore for purchase of paddy in the rabi season. Though severe drought hit several districts, the government expects good arrivals of paddy this season. Majority of farmers went for paddy this season, shifting from other summer crops, encouraged by good rains in September-October 2016. The procurement of rabi paddy has begun in the State this month.