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AP govt announces support to zero budget natural farming

AP govt announces support to zero budget natural farming

Kakinada (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today announced to extend all out support to farmers, who intend to take up zero budget natural farming.

“AP government will provide all out support to motivate farmers to turn towards zero budget natural farming,” he made announcement at a farmers’ training programme here.

On the occasion, Naidu felicitated Subhas Palekar, pioneer of zero budget natural farming on getting the Padma Shri award.

Naidu requested Palekar to stay at least ten days a month in Andhra Pradesh to develop it as a model state in natural farming in the entire country.

The Chief Minister also announced at least seven hours of uninterrupted power supply for farming and free distribution of sprinklers and rain guns for judicious use of available water.

Reiterating his commitment to develop Rayalaseema as a horticulture hub, Naidu said the state would get rid of water crisis by interlinking of rivers.