The BJP on Saturday lashed out at the State government over its claim of doubling farmers income in the State.
BJD MP Prasanna Acharya criticises Centre for not fulfilling its promise of doubling farmers' income
Quoting the data of the National Crime Record Bureau, he said that 42,480 farmers and daily wage workers ended their lives in 2019, up six per cent from the previous year.
Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy in a statement alleged that the Modi government instead of doubling farmers' income, has doubled the income of brokers and industrialists.
TRS supremo blames Centre’s skewed agriculture policy for steep rise in the cost of cultivation
Bommai said successive governments have been focusing towards food production but have not focused on the economic development of farmers.
The government’s ambitious minimum support price scheme to improve farmers’ income has hit a roadblock as Niti Aayog missed the deadline to suggest a viable procurement model.