Telangana govt spending Rs 12,000 crore per year to provide free power to farmers: CM KCR

Updated: Jun 4 2023 10:11PM

Nirmal (Telangana), Jun 4 (PTI) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said his government has been spending Rs 12,000 crore annually for providing free power to farmers in the state.

Addressing a public meeting here, Rao hit out at the opposition Congress, and said those criticising and demanding scrapping of the 'Dharani' land records management portal "should be dumped in the Bay of Bengal".

The Chief Minister said the food processing industry will be a focus area after the Assembly polls in Telangana and establishment of food processing industries in every mandal will be taken up in a big way after the elections.