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5cr tamarind saplings to be planted in Telangana

HYDERABAD: Five crore tamarind saplings will be dispensed among farmers free of value right through the Harithaharam programme of the state executive. Chief minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao who performed a overview meeting on agriculture on Tuesday said there used to be a need to grow tamarind timber which had transform scarce. In Telangana, tamarind is used widely in cooking. KCR also said doctors have been of the opinion that the “Telangana Sonalu Rice” used to be higher in regulating and fighting diabetes and due to this fact steps such be taken to domesticate such meals products extra.

KCR said self-help ladies’s teams can be entrusted with the duty of creating turmeric powder, mirchi powder, tur dal, pure ground nut oil, and sesame oil. He said no longer only would the farmer get a better price for the produce and girls get employment, the shopper will also get pure products and will not have to buy spurious pieces.

The leader minister steered the officers to put a technique in position to supply minimum support price to farmers as there can be an building up in agricultural produce because of 1.25 cr acre of land which is able to get water for irrigation. He requested officers to identification national and world competition for the agricultural produce in the state and evolve a technique to face competition so that the farmer gets the most productive price.

The leader minister has steered the agriculture department to begin a survey in the next 10 days to find out what are the meals produce needs of Telangana. The survey will have to find out what people eat, what is produced and what's being imported as of now.

KCR requested officers to tour Punjab where paddy is cultivated extra and their tactics should be adopted in Telangana. “Rice which has much less calories and less sugar content are to be most popular. The farmer should be trained to choose cultivating such top yielding varieties of paddy,” he said.

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