An additional 2,000 tonnes of urea has been allotted to the district, according to Minister for Infrastructure and Investments Ganta Srinivasa Rao.

This followed representations to the minister during his tour in the district.

Mr. Srininvasa Rao took up the issue with the Agriculture Commissioner and Agriculture Minister leading to the additional allotment, an official statement said on Thursday.

The minister directed officials to distribute it in all the mandals and by forming mandal-level task force committees to prevent any irregularities.