The Telangana authorities has to date procured practically 5 million tonnes of paddy valued at Rs 9,726 crore from over 9 lakh farmers in the course of the Rabi season.
Final 12 months (2020-21), Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao-led authorities procured 14.1 million tonne paddy at an estimated price of Rs 26,610 crore from over 21 lakh farmers, an official launch mentioned on Sunday.
The state authorities has bought over 55 million tones of paddy value practically Rs 98,000 crore from farmers in the course of the previous seven years.
Telangana, which is quick reaching the highest place within the nation in paddy cultivation by overtaking Punjab, has turn into “granary of India” with the measures being taken for the welfare of farming group over the last eight years, it mentioned.
The TRS authorities has distributed 10-12 kg rice per thirty days freed from price to ration card holders throughout COVID-19 pandemic by spending over Rs 720 crore.
Equally, a further 10 kg per thirty days was given to ration card holders from June 2021 to April, 2022 per particular person costing Rs 421.33 crore, it added.