Highlights of AP Agriculture Budget 2016-17

pattipati-pulla-rao-agriculture budgetAndhra Pradesh Agriculture minister Prattipati pulla rao has introduced AP agriculture Budget for the year 2016-17 with 16,250.58 Crore.

Highlights of Agriculture Budget

  • Agriculture department Plan expenditure of Rs 1,311 crore
  • Agriculture department Non Plan expenditure of Rs 4,474 crore
  • For Free electricity Rs 3 crore
  • For Employment guarantee scheme Rs 5,094 crore
  • Farmers bazaars and horticulture Rs 102 crore
  • Integrated Development of Horticulture mission Rs 95 crore
  • Sprinkle Irrigation 369 crore
  • Oil Farm mini mission 55 Crore
  • Plan expenditure of Rs 125 crore for silk industry
  • Interest free loans Rs 177 crore
  • Weather-based insurance scheme Rs 344 crore
  • Sri Venkateshwara University of Veterinary Rs 139 crore
  • Rs 80 crore for the micro-nutrient supplies
  • Organic and natural agriculture Rs 68.67 crore
  • Rs 161.25 crore for agricultural mechanization
  • For Comprehensive drought relief Rs 50 crore
  • Rs .61.71 crore for increasing the staff and expansion of Department of Agriculture