A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide at Mukundapuram village in Garladinne Mandal of Ananatapur district on Friday.
This app monikered as Farm Tech and developed has been integrated with a computer they built that has soil moisture detector, thermostat, air moisture detector and a water pump.
Family sources said Dandasena was mentally stressed following crop loss on his four-acre land due to deficit rainfall.
Odisha government has provided assistance to 51 lakh farmers and is in the process of extending it to 24 lakh more.
Now if the dry spell continues for more than a week, it is apprehended that standing paddy plants may wilt due to moisture stress condition.
Probe by district administrations found that no case was related to crop loss or financial burden, says Agriculture Minister.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao makes the promise as rift between podu farmers and officials has been widening.
Pradhan alleged that farmers of the district are yet to get input subsidy for crop loss due to hailstorm, cyclone Phethai and drought during 2018 kharif season.
Pandian, general secretary of TCFA, stated that ONGC was trying to drill for hydrocarbons in Chozhanganallur and Periyakudi villages.
Ram Kishan hanged himself from a tree near the tubewell in his field, SDM Sandip Kumar said.
As a milk-deficient State, Telangana gets most of its supply from AP, Karnataka and Gujarat
In areas where there is no irrigation facility, the farmers are concerned whether their paddy saplings would survive as the land is still not wet enough.
If farmers who have overdues and interests above Rs 1 lakh in cooperative banks, repayment of the same before July 31, 2019 will make them eligible for farm loan waiver up to Rs 1 lakh.
According to police and family members, Naik owns 2.42 acres of land and took another 10 acres of land on lease to take up cultivation.
Paddy saplings planted on thousands of hectares of land in the district have not yet germinated owing to scanty rainfall.