YSR Yantra Seva Scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh

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YSR Yantra Seva Scheme has been launched by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

  • About the Scheme

  • Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy started this scheme from the village of Chuttugunta.

  • Under this scheme, tractors and combine harvesters will be provided to the farmers at low rates.

  • The total cost of this scheme is 2016 crores.

  • The government will give a 40 percent subsidy on all machinery and loans will also be provided to the farmers.

  • Apart from this, it was also decided by the state government to set up custom hiring centres in the entire state.

  • In this program, an amount of Rs 175 crore was sent to the accounts of 5260 farmers under the Ritu Bharosa scheme.

  • The Andhra Pradesh government aims to set up a total of 10,750 YSR Yantra Seva Kendras (CHCs).

  • About Andhra Pradesh State 

  • Historically, Andhra Pradesh has been called the "Rice Bowl of India".

  • Andhra Pradesh was formed on 1 November 1956.

  • Kuchipudi is the most famous classical dance form of the state.

  • Capital- Amravati

  • Official language - Telugu

  • Governor- Biswa Bhushan Harichandan

  • Chief Minister- Jagan Mohan Reddy (Congress)

  • Legislative Assembly seats- 176

  • Rajya Sabha Seats - 11

  • Lok Sabha seats - 25

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