- Janmabhoomi help to improve relations between leaders and people: Vijayawada MP Kesineni Srinivas
Vijayawada, Jan 10 (Maxim News):The Janmabhoomi-Maa vuru programme launched by TDP government helping farmers to adopt modern farming methods, to cut cultivation cost and to get more yield.
In a Janmabhoomi programme headed by Vijayawada MP Kesineni Srinivas held at Kambampadu village of A Konduru mandal in Krishna district on Tuesday, the MP distributed modern farming equipment including two harvesting units costing Rs 16 lakh each to group of farmers. The government provided a subsidy of Rs 7 lakh on each unit and a group of five farmers, who are the beneficiaries have to pay Rs 9 lakh.
A farmer Kota Venkataramana Rao, owning one acre of land said that majority of the farmers are depending on the harvesters as the traditional manual harvesting costs increased upto Rs 6000 per acre. Now the farmers are getting their lands harvested at Rs 1200 to Rs 1500 per acre by hiring the harvesters.
Besides the agricultural departments has been distributing seeds sowing machines to get more yield. An agricultural official said by using the machine the quantity of seeds come down to 15 kgs per acre from the traditional 30 kg per acre. The village has 6300 hectares of cultivation area. The farmers are getting high yield of paddy of 40 bags per acre and 30 quintals of chillies per acre.
The Kambampadu village having a population of 5848 using the available government subsidies for the economic uplift. Majority of the people turned up for the Janmabhoomi programme submitted applications for housing.
Addressing the people MP Kesineni Srinivas said that Janmabhoomi programme turned out as a boon to both people and leaders as it would provide an opportunity to leaders to interact with people directly and know their problems. He said the programme would strengthen the bond between the leaders and people. Praising the hospitality of the villagers, the MP said several issues relating to the village could be solved in no time with the cooperation of villagers.
Janmabhoomi attract students: Students too expressed anxiety to witness the programme. A sixth class student M Pavan suman said that he came to know through the elders that the problems of the village would be solved during such programmes. (Maxim News)