Starving ATMA weeps for funds
Karimnagar: The duty of Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Scheme which offers a brand-new strategy to farming stays minimal as funds have actually not gotten to the area on anticipated degree for numerous years, understanding as well as training program remain in a limbo.
Scientists, agriculturists as well as authorities are meant to perform fairs along with companions in 4 blocks in Karimnagar area under ATMA however it continued to be non-active as each economic year funds launch by the Central as well as State federal governments reducing.
Only 10 program have actually been carried out in the economic year 2021-22 costs just Rs 47, 000. For the duration, approximates for funds of Rs.42.54 lakhs have actually been prepared as well as sent out to the state degree authorities. But as the quantity was not launched, they utilized the staying cash in the last budget plan as well as used up training tasks in a careless fashion. In the year 2022-23,Rs 51.82 lakhs are needed for 452 programs. At the very least fifty percent of the cash is launched farmers would certainly have profited however they are killing time with the funds given in the past. In the year 2019-20, the area degree tasks were carried out efficiently. In the last 2 or 3 years, however the variety of programs area might be depended on the fingers. In enhancement to the farming division, pet husbandry, gardening, sericulture as well as fisheries additionally do not have programs under ATMA.
It has actually come to be tough to arrange Kisan Mela as well as Kshetra Dinotsava consisting of Polambadi with researchers from Krishi Vignana Kendra as well asAgricultural Research Station As an outcome, the farming modern technology is not getting to farmers in the towns.
The application of ATMA, which was developed in 2006 for the well-being of farmers, encountered troubles for some years. Since the year 2010, this organisation has actually been offering full-blown solutions, as well as the farmers have actually gotten the disposition to gain from the growing by performing beneficial meetings as well as trainings for the tiny farmers.
The area has actually been separated right into 4 blocks. Committees have actually been created with 20 farmers in each block. Currently, their solutions are not offered as a result of absence of any type of programs. At the exact same time, the ATMA employees are additionally hectic with various other programs running under theAgriculture Department
In the area, the employee are accountable for making the farmers familiar with plant turning systems as well as executing obligations at rice purchase centres where there are no farming expansion policemans.
The success tales of paddy farmers that are excellent in growing in the area have actually been gathered. If the funds are launched correctly, they will certainly most likely to the farmers with brand-new programs as well as supply much better trainings, stated Priyadarshini, the District ATMA supervisor.