Nizamabad Ryots await Telangana government's plan to revive NCSF

Published: 07th September 2016 07:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2016 07:41 AM   |  A+A-

NIZAMABAD : Farmers in the district are happy at Telangana government’s plans to handover the Nizam Coperative Sugar Factory (presently Nizam Deccan Sugars Ltd) to farmers to be run in a co-operative format.

TRS leader and Nizamabad MP K Kavitha, in the presence of TJAC chairman professor M Kodandaram, recently announced that the state government has paid `60 crore to sugarcane farmers to clear pending bills. She added that the government is searching for solutions to solve the issue of the employees of NCSF.

Bharathiya Kisan Sangh national secretary K Sai Reddy, welcoming the MP’s statement, advised farmers of Nizam Sugar Factory (NSF) in Bodhan to come forward to run the factory under the cooperative sector.

“If the government really wants to hand over NSF units to farmers, they should first reopen the NCSF unit which is the only cooperative unit in the entire state. It would help in raising the confidence of NSF farmers to come forward,” Reddy explained.

Nizamabad rural MLA Bajireddy Govardhan and district collector Dr Yogita Rana have already sent proposals to the state government for reopening NCSF.  All local body representatives are eagerly awaiting government’s nod over the issue. “At least now the government should take a policy decision about reopening NCS and NSF units,”

they said. NCSF covers 110 villages and has 382 shareholders. More than 40 villages supply sugarcane to the NCSF.

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp