Green House cultivation around Hyd
- Low voltage problem to be solved
- Minister of Power assures the House
HYDERABAD: The Telangana State Government has a proposal to promote Green House cultivation within 100 KM radius around Hyderabad. This was stated by the Minister for Agriculture P Srinivas Reddy in the State Assembly in reply to a question by M Sudhakar Reddy, Ch Madan Redy and others.
The Minister said that there is a proposal to give subsidy to the farmers under the Green House cultivation programme. The Government of India has allocated Rs.9.30 crore and the State Government has earmaraked Rs.250 crore (75 per cent subsidy to the farmers). The Minister also said that there was a proposal to establish Training Centres for skill development of the farmers.
The Minister for Power Jagdish Reddy said in reply to a question of V Prashanth Reddy that all necessary steps are being taken to solve the low voltage problem in the State. Up-gradation of electricity substations and increasing the number of transformers are among the measures being taken.
The Minister said that in Balkonda Assembly constituency in Nizamabad district, at present two new 33/11 KV Substation works are under progress and they would be charged before the end of May this year and three new 33/11 KV Sub-stations requirements are identified. He said that two additional PTRs are already charged and one PTR would be charged within few days and five additional PTRs proposals are under process. The Minister said that in addition to the above, to overcome overloading of feeders, five feeders are already bifurcated, one feeder bifurcation estimate sanctioned and nine feeder bifurcation proposals are under preparation. (NSS)