Agriculture Minister K.A. Sengottaiyan has assured that steps are being taken up to ensure adequate supply of fertiliser to the farmers in the State.
The minister, while meeting senior officials of various departments, told reporters that the shortage in fertiliser supply would be sorted out within a few days and adequate supply would be ensured to the farmers.
The power crisis in the State would also be sorted out soon, he said, and added that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was holding talks with officials to sort out the issue of shortage of manpower in various government departments.
Earlier, party cadres gave a rousing welcome to Mr. Sengottaiyan on his visit to the Gobichettipalayam constituency after assuming charge as the Agriculture minister.