Andhra Pradesh to Launch Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme

Andhra Pradesh government has introduced the Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme that will virtually do away with the free power supply to the agriculture sector.

The government of Andhra Pradesh is all set to introduce the Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme from the 2021-22 financial year that will virtually do away with the free power supply to the farming sector, So, the government has maintained that it will foot the entire bill amounting to about Rs 8,400 crore per annually.

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The government will install smart meters to all agricultural power connections as part of the Centre-suggested reforms agreed to install for a two percent hike in the FRBM Act borrowing limit that will entail an additional loan of about Rs 20,000 crore to the state during the current fiscal, highly-placed official sources said.

 

 

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