Tuesday, November 19

Agriculture

Agriculture production hits a low under TRS regime

Agriculture production hits a low under TRS regime

Agriculture
Nearly 65 per cent of the state population depend upon agriculture as per the state government surveys and other figures. Despite this fact, TRS government has ignored the farm sector more than any other. Out of 459 mandals 332 mandals have recieved deficient rainfall in the year 2014 as per the information provided by Dy CM MD Mahmood Ali in the Legislative Assembly. In the year 2013-14 the net irrigation area in the state was 22.80 lakh hectares and it was 17.26 lakh hectares in the year 2014-15, nearly 24 per cent less than the previous. Farmers have lost four crop seasons in a row and the current year is likely to register a negative growth of 13.3 per cent. Few Facts of Farm Sector Area under foodgrains has come down 2014-15 26.13 lakh hectares 2015-1...