GUNTUR: Agriculture minister Prattipati Pullarao has said that land records updation and correction in the villages identified for capital city will be completed within 10 days. He said that they have taken up the task on war footing basis keeping in view of the apprehensions expressed by the local farmers. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Pullarao assured the farmers that the land pooling process would be started only after giving them fair land records.
"There is no need for the farmers to worry about getting the land records tampered with fake documents or losing title rights due to the litigation. We will ensure that every single land document in encumbrance free," said Pulllarao. He said 10 teams with sufficient staff have been deputed to 29 villages to make corrections, revisions and amendments needed by the actual land lords. He said that the special teams have been asked to complete the survey and correction of the records within 10 days. While correcting the records on the spot, the revenue officials have been asked to secure an additional copy in the concerned revenue office for further reference, said minister. He said that pattadar passbooks and title deed books would be handed over to the ryoths after measuring their lands. Referring the agriculture loan waiver scheme, Pullarao said that they have identified about 60 lakh accounts eligible for the waiver.
"There is no need to farmers to worry about missing names from the lists. They should approach the banks with requisite details as the government is committed to extend the programme to all the eligible farmers," he assured. He said that a decision on release of funds to the loan waiver scheme would be taken after CM's return. Later addressing the party workers in the party office, Pullarao alleged that YSRCP chief Jaganmohan Reddy was trying to scuttle the capital city location in the district. He said that farmers of capital city region would teach a lesson to Jagan if he continue to make such attempts. He said that Jagan was unable to digest the success of CM's foreign tours in bringing investments to the state.