We will continue to implement Rythu Bandhu and Rythu Bima schemes. It has definitely mounted some amount of pressure on the Government of India and on other states as well, says Telangana Minister for Agriculture.
Reiteration of measures like the National Cold Storage Grid by the Railways and Krishi Udaan scheme, acknowledges deficits in infrastructure that has correlation with spoilage, wastage and food inflation.
The backbone for the success of water use efficiency initiatives through micro irrigation is, first and foremost, effective training and awareness generation amongst small and marginal farmers in potential states.
The scam, pegged at around Rs 70,000 crore, relates to alleged corruption and irregularities in approval and execution of various irrigation projects in Maharashtra during the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) rule.