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Telangana releases Rs. 5,755 crore for farming sector

ANI  |  Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] 

Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Rao on Tuesday said Rs. 5,755 crore have been released for the farming sector for 2017-18 and Rs. 4,000 crore for loan waving alone.

Rao held a press meet in where he spoke about the government's policies for farmers in the state.

He also said, as weather forecast hints at good rains, the is expecting 91 lakh tons of food grains to be produced.

The also allowed Rs. 139 crore for seed supply.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 22:14 IST