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Telangana Agriculture University to release 8 new varieties of Rice, Pulses, Maize

Hyderabad, May 24 (UNI) Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) is planning to release eight new varieties of Rice, Pulses, Maize crops in the next month, Vice-Chancellor of PJTSAU V Praveen Rao announced on Friday, on the sidelines of Seed Mela, 2019.
This year, a dedicated stall has been arranged to explain about the new technologies to the farmers, said Dr Rao, while explaining the efforts made to supply quality seed to the farmers at the sidelines of the fair, which was inaugurated by State Minister for Agriculture Singireddy Niranjan Reddy at the University campus, here.

He tendered his thanks to the farmers, who continuously encouraged the varsity scientists and adopted the newer technologies and new varieties.

He said for the benefit of farmers, simultaneous seed melas were organised at the Regional Agricultural Research Stations (RARS) of Jagitial, Warangal and Palem in Nagarkurnool District.

Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Mr Reddy said that from next year onwards, seed melas will be organised in all district headquarters, to supply quality seed to the farmers.

The long term initiatives taken by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, have brought tremendous and revolutionary changes in the agricultural sector of the state, the Minister said.

Many states are implementing similar schemes in their respective states, he added.

He announced that the loan wavier would be implemented, once the election code is over.

He further said that the government is firm to strengthen the agricultural sector in the state, which is providing large scale employment to the population.

Initiatives will continue in the agriculture sector, to ensure that it becomes a more profitable industry for the farmers in the state, the Minister added.
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