Centre must announce comprehensive agriculture policy: Niranjan Reddy


Hyderabad: Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy demanded that the Centre make clear its stance on paddy procurement and announce its agricultural coverage, failing which it has to pay a hefty worth. He stated no authorities which has cheated farmers within the nation, had by no means remained in energy for lengthy. He slammed the BJP State leaders for making statements contradictory to the Centre.

“The Union government must put an end to this confusion and publicly announce, if it is not willing to purchase paraboiled rice. A decision must be taken before the farmers’ protests intensify,” he stated. He said that the Centre must replace its insurance policies continuously as per the altering wants. He demanded that the Central authorities seek the advice of the consultants and agricultural scientists to organize a comprehensive crop coverage together with crop rotation and paddy procurement insurance policies instantly. He identified that the Centre doesn’t have a mechanism to observe crops being cultivated in several States.

Speaking to mediapersons at Telangana Bhavan right here on Saturday, Niranjan Reddy stated the Farm Laws are posing a risk to the way forward for farmers. He felt that they shouldn’t be allowed to get carried out underneath any circumstances. He alleged that the Congress had laid the inspiration for the brand new Farm Laws which was evident from its ballot manifestos and the Modi authorities had carried out them in favour of company corporations.

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He thanked the farmers for making Rythu Maha Garjana organised by TRS on Friday, a grand success and urged them to assist the social gathering in its struggle in opposition to the Centre’s discrimination. Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekhar Rao will quickly chair a gathering with the TRS MLAs, MLCs and MPs on the farmers’ points quickly. The State Cabinet can also be more likely to take up the difficulty on a precedence foundation.

Out of the 138 crore inhabitants of the nation, round 22 crore folks would not have satisfactory meals. “The Centre can distribute the available rice stocks among these poor people. How come the Union government has enough funds to waive off loans and taxes pertaining to the corporate companies, but not for procuring food grains from farmers?” Niranjan Reddy questioned.

The Agriculture Minister stated the State authorities has been encouraging farmers to domesticate various crops and making efforts to extend palm oil manufacturing, whereas the Union authorities is spending Rs 80,000 crore for importing cooking oils. “What stopped the Centre from taking measures to increase oil seed cultivation in the country? The government must announce incentives for crop rotation as part of its crop policy,” he demanded.

He lamented that every one the techniques have been managed by the Union authorities, which was inflicting extra troubles to farmers with out exploring new avenues. He reminded that the Centre had suspended the 5 per cent incentive for exporting agricultural produce from the nation. He identified that the Union authorities has confirmed the State authorities’s report that about 62 lakh acres have been underneath cultivation in Telangana State through the Vaankalam season. The statistics have been estimated utilizing refined strategies.

On the BJP State leaders criticising the State Cabinet members staging protests throughout Rythu Maha Dharna, Niranjan Reddy reminded that because the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi staged a 51-hour-long protest. He said that the Rythu Maha Dharna was not a political protest, however a way to protest the injustice in the direction of farmers.

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