Hyderabad, June 20 (PMI): The Chief Minister of the State K Chandrasekhar Rao today visited his native Siddipet district and took part in several development programs. inaugurated the new Collectorate complex, Police Commissioner office, MLA camp office Siddipet on Sunday.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that they had created 33 districts as part of administrative reforms and that the reforms were implemented with an objective to extend their fruits to the people of the state. He said that one wrong step would cause losses to some generations and added that they had overcome the problems faced by the state with grit and determination. He recalled that they had first overcome the problem of electricity in the state. He also said that they had launched the Mission Bhageeratha program to address the drinking water problem and added that some people of the state had also criticised their program which was launched with a good intention.
We have crossed Punjab in food grains production
Speaking further the CM said that they had surpassed Punjab state in the production of food grains in the country. He said that the state producing 3 crore tonnes of food grains every year while terming his government as a farmer-centric government. He said that the state also produces good quality cotton and added that buyers from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu were buying cotton from the state. He said that the cotton of the state had been renowned as the fourth-best cotton variety in the world.
KCR said that the state was selling 1.4 crores. Ed of food grains to FCI and added that the farmers of the state were using 25 lakh tonnes of fertilizers. He did that his governments increased the capacity of the godowns of the state to 25 lakh tonnes. He said that the state has 2.75 crore acres of land and added that of the total land 1.65 crores were in the hands of the farmers. He said that they had built Rythu Vedikas for every 5000 acres of land and added that reforms had been taken up by them on the advice of the agriculture scientists and experts. He asked the officials concerned to commence farmer’s meetings in all the rhythm vedikas. He said that the number of ginning mills had gone up from 50 ginning mills to 400 ginning mills. Stating that several sections are dependent on the farmers of the state, he said that they had launched the Rythu Bandhu scheme to help the farmers. He said that they were crediting the monetary incentive under the scheme directly into the bank accounts of the farmers.