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Tel govt to form farmers' coordination committee

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The government would form a coordination committee of farmers with an aim to take various welfare initiatives to the grassroot.

The proposed Rashtra Rythu Samanvaya Samithi (TRRSS) will function as a non-profit organisation and allocated funds will be used towards achieving its objectives, a government release quoted K Chandrasekhar Rao as saying.

The government is also planning to form farmers' coordination committees at village, mandal, and district levels as well.

Rao today held a review meeting at Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of the chief minister, to discuss the contours of coordination committees, their duties and responsibilities as well as the regional conferences to be held on February 25 and 26.

Deputy Kadiam Srihari, ministers Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Etela Rajender, Indrakaran Reddy, attended the meeting, as per the release.

At least 51 per cent of these vommittees would be filled up by farmers from the weaker sections and women, the release quoted the as saying.

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First Published: Thu, February 22 2018. 20:00 IST