KHAMMAM: Minister for roads and buildings Thummala Nageswara Rao informed that state government was planing to construct 25 warehouses with a capacity of 1 lakh metric tonnes at different places, by spending Rs 75.50 crore.
Speaking to media, after laying the foundation stones in Kallur mandal for several developmental works on Friday, he said farmers in the district were suffering immensely due lack of preserving space for their agriculture produce. Noticing it, the government took the decision to construct 25 warehouses in the district with NABARD aid, he added.
He alleged that previous governments were responsible for the present crisis in agriculture sector. “Previous governments neglected farmers welfare. But TRS government is committed for their development,” the minister said.
He added that new warehouses would come up at Nelakondapalli, Enkoor, Kothagudem, Bhadrachalam, Aswapuram, Errupalem, Chandrugonda and Venkatapuram.
On the day, he also visited Aswapuram and Manugur mandals and inaugurated several developmental works. SC Corporation chairman P Ravi, ZP chairperson G Kavitha, Khammam MP Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy and others also accompanied the minister.