Kodali Nani said the Naidu government paid an average of only Rs 8,500 crore a year to farmers for crop procurement, but it is Rs 16,000 crore a year now.
The water supply projects are intended to provide 70 litre per capita per day safe and portable drinking water at the consumer-end through functional household tap connection.
The two mega projects will come up in Jajpur district (covering Badachana and Dharmasala blocks) and Puri district (covering Brahmagiri and Krushnaprasad block).
The national bank also extended financial assistance of Rs 190.61 crore under WADI project covering area of 41,000 acre and 48,000 tribal families in 21 districts of the State.
NABARD released the State Focus Paper at a seminar organised in Secretariat at Velagapudi and projected the state's credit potential for agriculture sector at Rs 1.58 lakh crore.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the agriculture colleges and universities should come up with innovative ideas in order to meet the food security challenge.
Tomar also highlighted various steps taken by his government during the last six-and-half years to boost the agriculture sector and enhance farmers' income.
The NABARD employees were getting all benefits at par with RBI employees.
Harish said that because of the construction Kaleshwaram and modernisation of canals, the irrigated area has increased considerably.
NABAD Chief General Manager C Udaya Bhaskar said the credit projection for priority sector forms the basis of Annual Credit Plan.
There’s no doubt that the artisans and craftsmen have been severely affected by the pandemic.
A marked variation was noted among states with respect to the average monthly household income of agricultural households.
Ahead of Nabard Chairman Chintal a Govinda Raju visit to Gabhiraopet in Rajanna- Sircilla district, police deployed heavy security here on Saturday.
On Friday, NABARD had reportedly released the funds to the NWDA.
In a statement, the Union Agriculture Ministry said the steering committee of MIF has approved projects for loan worth Rs 3,971.31 crore.