Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao visited areas affected by hailstorms in Siddipet and assured farmers that the government would help them. He called the situation “unfortunate” and acknowledged the hard work of farmers whose crops were damaged.
Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy launched the Palle Nidra programme to connect with people in rural areas and address their problems. He inspected a BT road built in Gunta Thanda, Appaipally village, which cost Rs. 2.5 crore.
Heavy rains and hailstorms in Mahbubnagar destroyed crops and killed animals over hundreds of acres.
BJP leader Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy demanded the government provide Rs. 50,000 per acre in compensation for damaged crops in Khammam. He visited the district with other party leaders.
Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy ordered officials to speed up the grain procurement process during a review with various departments, millers, and transport contractors in Suryapet. He expressed concern over the delay in purchases.