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Andhra CM pitches for millet cultivation, organic farming – Amaravati News

Reviewing the agriculture sector on Monday, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the involved officers to create consciousness among the many farmers on cultivation of other crops, as a substitute of paddy, in areas below borewell irrigation.

Moves are afoot to represent a millet board, and arrange processing items in areas the place cultivation of millet is extra widespread. The division has additionally been tasked with offering incentives to pure farming, official sources mentioned on Monday.

The Chief Minister directed the officers to make sure higher revenue for farmers by means of different crops and to offer incentives for cultivation of millet.

Along with creating consciousness among the many farmers on organic farming, the Chief Minister pushed for selling organic strategies as a substitute of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.

The state authorities is getting ready to behave robust in opposition to the sale of faux or adulterated seeds, pesticides and fertilisers.

“Amendments will be made to the Act in this regard, and an ordinance would be released if needed,” the Chief Minister mentioned.

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