KTR Stressed need for Encouraging Invention of Devices
Hyderabad, Aug.30 (Maxim News): Industries Minister KT Rama Rao today stressed the need for encouraging those who invent equipment, devices and push for productivity and income in the agriculture sector which succeeded in its efforts to increase production. The Minister inaugurated a T-Hub at Prof Jayashankar Agriculture University at Rajendranagar along with Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy, Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy.
Speaking on the occasion, KT Rama Rao asked to use Telugu at the T-Hub functioning and sought more research in the farm sector. He claimed that Telangana is able to achieve its goals in agriculture and irrigation sectors as the state became the rice bowl of India.
Stating to link up 2601 Rythu vedikas with T-Hub, he said that technology must reach the common man. The minister said that an IAS Academy in Mussori is teaching about the achievement of 6 mm groundwater table rise in his Siricilla Assembly segment.
With support of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar who is of the opinion that new technologies are of no use if not reached out to the common man, he said that the Indians are in the forefront to use new latest technologies. KTR made an appeal to use black chain, robotics, cloud, and drone technologies.
KTR said that the nation has achieved food security though now faces a challenge of nutritious food security to all the people. With covid-19 pandemic the people tend to get nutritious food to remain healthy and tide over health issues, he stated. In that direction we support policies and necessary arrangements across the country.
The centre failed to achieve its target to ensure that the income of the farmers is doubled by 2022. (Maxim News)