How the state income support schemes are benefiting farmers2 min read 25 Feb 2019, 12:37 AM IST
States like Odisha and Andhra have also launched similar schemes to support small and marginal farmers
More than five million farmers in Telangana have received the money since the Rythu Bandhu scheme was launched
HYDERABAD : The Rythu Bandhu scheme, providing all 5.8 million land-holding farmers of the state with ₹4,000 per acre, each, for both rabi and kharif seasons, was a first-of-its-kind initiative for the ailing farm sector when Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao announced it in May 2018. Less than a year later, other states and even the centre followed suit, showing that such income support schemes are here to stay.
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