• search

Strengthen Rythu Mitra Groups: Collector

Written by: Staff

Chittoor, Nov 22 (UNI) District Collector S S Rawat today called for strenghtening the Rythu Mitra Groups (RMG) with the cooperation of farmers at the mandal level.

Addressing the agriculture and horticulture officials at a meeting here to make the rythu mitra groups active, he said only 40 per cent of the 11,731 RMG were functioning. He wanted the officials to coordinate with farmers at the mandal level to activate the groups.

The collector directed the officials to conduct training in pest management, water conservation, yield improvement and motivate the farmers to promptly repay the loans to the banks.

For the farmers to avail liberal crop loan and other benefits, banks were keen on leading group-wise rather than extending loans to individuals, the collector added.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more