ANDHRA PRADESH

‘Complete seed distribution in a week’

Special correspondent

HYDERABAD: Minister for Agriculture, N. Raghuveera Reddy, on Saturday directed the officials to complete seed distribution to farmers within a week.

Reviewing seed procurement and distribution programme on Saturday, the Minister expressed satisfaction at the pace of seed distribution.

He said, only a part remained to be completed now and this should be done within a week.

Even in Anantapur, where there was a backlog in the distribution of groundnut seed, he asked the officials to ensure that every farmer got seeds within a week.

Seed availability

Reviewing the Seed Village Programme, he said more quantity of seeds must be made available from these villages in future so that no one faced any shortage.

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