Vastavam web: AP CM on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be invited to launch the YSR Rythu Bharosa programme on October 15. Under the YSR Rythu Bharosa scheme, farmers holding up to 5 acres of land will be given Rs 50,000 assistance a year. It will be given in four equal instalments of Rs 12,500. Jagan Reddy asked collectors to ensure fair and transparent implementation of the scheme. The village secretaries would issue cards to the tenant farmers to be applicable for 11 months.
He said 2.5 lakh village volunteers, recruited in 40 days, would start functioning on August 15 and act as bridge between the people and the village secretaries.