From the second week of May, the A.P. Seeds Corporation is making ready to distribute subsidised groundnut seed within the Anantapur and Kurnool districts, and has ready some inventory for the aim.
From the second week of May, the A.P. Seeds Corporation is making ready to distribute subsidised groundnut seed within the Anantapur and Kurnool districts, and has ready some inventory for the aim. On April 26, the tenders for seed provide to the company have been finalised.
However, the value has but to be revealed by the state authorities. The whole quantity of seed subsidy per kg might be introduced quickly, nonetheless for these with greater than two acres of land, the per-farmer restrict has been set at 90 kg (three baggage of 30 kg every). Those with two acres of land will obtain two baggage, whereas these with one acre will obtain one bag.
Kadiri-6 (Ok-6) Variety
The seed selection Kadiri-6 (Ok-6) is now obtainable on the company. This selection was first notified and distributed in 2005, and was then re-notified for an additional 5 years in 2015.
Kadiri-Lepakshi, a brand new and improved model that was notified and launched in 2020, has but to be distributed to farmers below the subsidy scheme.
In Kurnool, 1,500 quintals of Ok-6 seed are prepared, whereas in Anantapur, 30,000 quintals are prepared. “Another 70,000 quintals is being processed for packaging,” T. Srinivasulu and J. Dhanalakshmi, the company’s district managers, instructed The Hindu.
The authorities would distribute the utmost quantity of the Ok-6 selection by means of Rythu Bharosa Kendras on the village secretariat degree.
In Andhra Pradesh, groundnut sowing has been progressively lowering. Only 2.45 lakh quintals have been bought by farmers in Anantapur district through the previous Kharif, out of two.90 lakh quintals allowed on the market to three.17 lakh farmers with a 40% subsidy at Rs 5,208 per quintal. Only 23,000 quintals out of 47,000 have been bought within the Kurnool district.
Anantapur district has been granted 1.10 lakh quintals, whereas Sri Sathya Sai district has been allotted 1.35 lakh quintals, primarily based on final yr’s demand. In Anantapur district, the entire space seeded has decreased from 7 lakh hectares to 4 lakh hectares.
First revealed on: 02 May 2022, 02:11 IST
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