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Telangana: Rythu Bandhu scheme launched for farmers

The Telangana Government has launched the Rythu Bandhu Scheme for the farmers.


  • Rythu Bandhu refers to a Friend of Farmers.
  • The scheme was launched by the Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao.
  • It is an investment support scheme dedicated to the farmers.
  • The scheme will ensure that a large majority of farmers in the state will get Rs 8,000 per acre per year for two crops.
  • This would support the farmers to maximise the agricultural productivity in the state.
  • The state government has already set aside Rs 12,000 crore in the 2018-19 budget exclusively for this scheme.
  • Out of the 2.9 crore acres land in the state, around 1.4 crore acres of land has been identified as cultivable land.
  • The government will issue cheques as well as passbooks to all 58 lakh eligible farmers.
  • This will help the farmers in investing in the crops and procuring materials like fertilizers.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Rythu Bandhu scheme was recently launched by which state?
Telangana

Question 2. Who do you mean by Rythu Bandhu in English?
Friend of Farmers

Question 3. Who is the current CM of Telangana?
K Chandrashekhar Rao

Question 4. What is the capital of Telangana?
Hyderabad

Question 5. Which state established as the 29th state of India?
Telangana

Telangana: Rythu Bandhu scheme launched for farmers Telangana: Rythu Bandhu scheme launched for farmers Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 12, 2018 Rating: 5

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