AP Agriculture Budget 2014 Highlights

Posted : August 22, 2014 at 3:15 pm IST by ManaTeluguMovies

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Andhra Pradesh today presented a Rs.13,108 crore special agriculture budget with an specific allocation of Rs.5000 crore towards the farm loan waiver and a non-plan expenditure of Rs. 6,373 crore.

Presenting the budget in the assembly today the agriculture minister P Pulla Rao said farming will be made profitable during the TDP regime and villages will be transformed from the erstwhile dormant economic zones into a vibrant growth engines.

Main components were Rs.3188 crore for free power to farmers and Rs.1349 crore to link agriculture with MNREGS so that the farmers input cost will come down as farm labor for harvesting and other operations are covered under the employment guarantee program.

Highlights of the AP agriculture budget are

* Total Agri budget Rs.13,108 crore
* Rs.1349 crore for MNREGS link to agriculture
* Rs.5000 crore farm loan waiver
* Rs.3188 for free farm power 
* non-plan expenditure of Rs,.6373 crore
* Rs.6375 crore plan ex[enditure
* Micro irrigation Rs.348 crore
* Rs.149 crore for Prof Acharya NG Ranga University