Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu has said that cotton seeds without the requiste permissions and sanctions are trying to flood the cotton seed market in Andhra Pradesh and asked the officials to be on the alert.
He held a meeting with the officials on Monday morning and directed them to create awareness among the farmers. He also asked them to initiate strict action against those selling the spurious seeds.
He also asked the officials to ensure that cotton crop inputs are available in sufficient quantities ahead of the farming season so that the farmers do not have to face any crunch. He also wanted the officials to speed up various rural works and ensure that drinking and irrigation water supply issues were addressed immediately