Telangana Enhances Assistance Under Rythu Bandhu Scheme to Rs 5000 per Acre per Season
The state government of Telangana has announced to increase the assistance under its flagship Rythu Bandhu scheme from Rs 4000 to Rs 5000 for 2019-20.
The scheme is an Initial Investment support programme of the Telangana government to provide income support for agriculture and horticulture crops to farmer in each season to be used to purchase inputs like seeds, fertilisers, pesticides, labour and other filed operations.
The enhanced scheme will now provide Rs 5000 per acre per farmer per season.
The amount would be paid through electronic transfer using the RBI payment platform, e-Kuber.