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Centre allots separate cell to support turmeric farmers in Nizamabad

The ministry will provide five-member staff comprising one officer and four helpers to provide assistance to the farmers.

Published: 27th June 2018 03:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2018 03:31 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

NIZAMABAD: Union Commerce and Industry Ministry has decided to establish a separate office in the district to provide the required assistance to the turmeric farmers to achieve expected profits. According to Nizamabad MP K Kavitha, the ministry already took a decision to create separate cell in the existing spices broad especially to deal with turmeric related issues and farmers development. The ministry will provide five-member staff comprising one officer and four helpers to provide assistance to the farmers. She has urged the district collector to provide the building for spices broad officials as early as possible to run their office in Nizamabad.

She thanked Union commerce minister Suresh Prabhu obliging her request to start spices broad activity in the district. She said that recently spices broad conducted a workshop in Hyderabad, meanwhile, the minister accepted her request in order to protect the interests of the farmers.  “State government has already taken a decision to establish turmeric park in the district in order to help farmers earn huge profits,” she opined.   

Earlier, MP chaired District Development Coordination Committee (DISH) and reviewed Central and State government development and welfare activities. She directed Rural Water Supply (RWS) officials works on time. She directed district collector to conduct special meeting with two departments to set the issues right. The meeting adopted a resolution to complete the construction of all Anganwadi centres under MNREGS. The meeting discussed medical and health department activities in detail and the officials were advised to implement development activities in remote areas. The meeting also opined that the implementation of KCR kit increased deliveries to 61 per cent in government hospitals in the district.



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