The Minister for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatreya assured agriculture scholars that the Centre will work on the plans to provide more encouragement for their research works.
Addressing the huge gathering of farmers and scholars in Hyderabad, he said that the matter will be discussed with the concerned ministry soon.
Dattatreya was the chief guest at the for the Farmers’ Day organized at the Directorate of Rice Research (DRR). Appreciating the role of the DRR in suggesting the suitable seeds to the farming community across the country, he said that the institute is a proud matter for the newly formed Telangana State.
As rice is an important food in the country, institutes like DRR has to produce more rice varieties that can be beneficial for the farmers and the people, he said. He asked the scientists to visit at least a village once in a week. “The Saansad Grameen Yojana will be successful if the scientists visit villages more”, he added.