Telangana bags India Today Award

 SMTV Desk 2018-06-20 14:03:51  Hyderabad,Telangana, India Today Award, agricultural growth award
Telangana bags India Today Award

Hyderabad, June 20: In a major achievement, The India Today Group has selected Telangana for the State with rapid agricultural growth award in recognition of rapid strides made by the State in the sector.The award would be given at the India Today Agro Summit to achievers in the farming sector.In a letter addressed to Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, the India Today Group has invited him to receive the award and to share the success story of the State at the summit scheduled at New Delhi on June 23. Reacting to the selection of Telangana State to the award, Mr. Srinivas Reddy said on Tuesday it was a recognition to the efforts being made under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to develop agriculture sector and for the welfare of the farming community.Besides, supply of farm mechanization equipment with subsidy, the appointment of one agriculture extension officer for every 5,000 acres of farm land and supply of micro irrigation implements with subsidy up to 90% were among a slew of measures taken by the State Government, he said.