• The government led by YS Jaganmohan Reddy introduced the agriculture budget in the legislative session on Friday. Urban Development Minister Botsa Satyanarayana has introduced the Agriculture Budget. It has been announced that a banana research center will be established in Pulivendu. Quality checks for fertilizers, pesticides and seeds. The allocations of the Agriculture Budget for the year Rs.28,866.23 crore.

    Highlights of Agriculture Budget:

    • Revenue Expenditure Rs. 27,946.65 crores
    • The investment cost is Rs. 919.58 crores 
    • The Agriculture Marketing Department  - Rs 3,223 crore
    • Free power to Farmers - Rs. 4,525 crore
    • Price Stabilization Fund Rs. 3 thousand crores
    • Natural Disaster Prevention Fund Rs.2002 crores
    • YSR Free Crop Insurance 1163 crores
    • YSR Farmer Insurance Rs. 100 crores
    • If an accidental death of a farmer is Rs. 7 lakhs
    • 1532 crores for Horticulture Department
    • Price variation in Oilfield Rs. 80 crores
    • Rs.65.15 crore for cultivation promotion of oilfields
    • The cumulative growth of horticultural crops is Rs. 200 crores
    • For drip and spray irrigation schemes, Rs. 1105.66 crores
    • Revenue Expenditure on Co-operative Sector Development is Rs.174.64 crore
    • The capital expenditure for the development of the co-operative sector is Rs. 60 crores
    • Each farmer's family - Rs. 12,500
    • Under the short-term loans to farmers in 2019-20, Rs. 12 thousand crores
    • 1,500 crores under long-term loans to farmers in 2019-20
    • 158 crore for the development of the silk industry
    • Rs.1778 crores for development of the livestock sector
    • The dairy industry has received Rs. 100 crores
    • If a sheep dies under the Sheep Insurance Scheme, Rs. 6000
    • In case of death of cattle, Rs. 3000
    • For fodder Rs. 100 crores
    • Vaccines for livestock Rs. 25 crores
    • For Poultry Industry Managers Rs. 50 crores
    • The fishermen's share during the ban was Rs.10 thousand increments
    • If the fishermen die, the family gets Rs 10 lakh
    • Food Security Mission Rs 141 crore
    • Agricultural infrastructure Rs. 349 crores
    • 200 crores for subsidy seeds for farmers
    • For conducting soil tests Rs. 30 crores
    • Agricultural mechanization Rs. 420 crores
    • Zero Budget Agriculture Rs.91 crores