Minister Niranjan Reddy urges Centre to come up with all-including agri insurance policy
Hyderabad: The State Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy on Friday demanded the Union Government to come up with a all-including husbandry insurance policy to promote farming in the country.
Inaugurating the three-day Kisan Agri Show 2023 at Hitex here, Niranjan Reddy said despite repeated requests from the State government, the Centre was yet to come up with an husbandry insurance policy which is crucial for an agrarian nation be fond of India. The Centre should spur on usage of technologies to strengthen cut short presentation for the stage or screen or radio or TV which is largely taken up by little and marginal farmers.
The Minister said it was not favored by fortune that India was being forced to bring in from abroad pulses and cooking cooking oil owed to the Centre’s want of vivid mental image and empathy towards farmers.
“The Telangana government has been supporting farmers through various welfare schemes. However, the Centre considers these subsidies given to farmers as benefits to individuals, whereas they are aimed to ensure food security for its people and also create wealth for the entire nation,” he said.
He said the Telangana government was taking numerous measures to keep farmers and would strive to earn the machines obtainable to little and marginal farmers.
The three-day event has attracted more than 150 exhibitors displaying their in the exposition propagate over 12,000 sq.m expanse. It is to connect 160 plus companies with more than 30,000 visitors from Telangana and neighbouring States. Over 20 Agri Startups testament intermediate between past and future their recently created technologies and concepts at the SPARK pavilion, a special segment for agri-startups.
At the Gnana Kendram which is a bunch of participants from the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and State Agricultural Universities and not the same industries, farmers testament acquire info and learning about recently created technologies and innovations for them.
NABARD former chairman GovindarajuluChintala, Kisan Forum convenor Niranjan Deshpande, Agriculture department officials, scientists, and farmers participated in the event.