Rythu Bandhu Scheme: Payment Status, Eligibility

Rythu Bandhu Scheme: The Telangana Government has proposed the “Rythu Bandhu (Agriculture Investment Support)” Scheme to provide Investment support for Agricultural and Horticultural crops by providing  5000 rupees per acre for each farmer each season for the purchase of input like seeds, Fertilizers, pesticides, Labour and other investments in the Farmer’s choice of field operations for the crop season. 

The Rythu Bandhu program was introduced by the Telangana government’s  Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Department in the year 2018. The main aim of the scheme is to cover the initial investment needs and ensure that farmers do not fall again into the debt trap. This article will discuss more details about the Rythu Bandhu Scheme, Eligibility Criteria, benefits, and other information.

Telangana Rythu Bandhu Scheme Latest Updates:

On June 26, the government transferred the money from Rythu Bandhu Samaha to the accounts of farmers with less than 5 acres. However, the government has not yet transferred the money to farmers with more than 5 acres. On July 24th, the government allocated Rs.83.30 crores to 55,130 farmers with up to 5 acres and Rs. 128.56 crores to 49,990 farmers with between 5.01 and 5.11 acres. Officials from the Agriculture Department reported that on Friday (July 28th), the government deposited Rs.136.54 crores into the accounts of 49,990 farmers with up to 5.26 acres of land.

Telangana Rythu Bandhu Scheme:

The government of Telangana has introduced the Rythu Bandhu scheme to assist the farmers financially and for their development. The Rythu Bandhu was launched by the Chief Minister of Telangana state. Under this scheme, the Telangana government provides financial support of  5000 rupees per acre to all eligible farmers. 

 As per the scheme, the government of Telangana will deposit 5000 rupees per acre for each farmer in their account every season. This scheme is available for two crops in Kharif and Rabi seasons. The small and marginal farmers will get 10,000 rupees from the government for buying seeds, chemicals, fertilizer, and other needs under this scheme.

Rythu Bandhu Scheme Overview:
Scheme Name Ryathu Bandhu 
Starting Date 2018
Launched By K. Chandra Shekar Rao (Telagana State CM)
Implemented By Agricultural & Farmer Welfare Department
Beneficiary Farmers
Total Amount 10, 000 per year
Website www.rythubandhu.telangana.gov.in

Rythu Bandhu AMTCORP

Rythu Bandhu Scheme Eligibility Criteria:

 The following are the eligibility criteria to obtain benefits from the Rythu Bandhu scheme.

  • The farmers of Telangana state are eligible for Rythu Bandhu Scheme.
  • The farmers who own the land are eligible.
  • Small and marginal farmers are eligible for Rythu Bandhu Scheme.
  • Commercial farmers are not eligible for the Rythu Bandhu scheme. 

Documents required for Rythu Bandhu Scheme:

The following are the documents required to apply for the Rythu Bandhu scheme.

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Pan Card
  • BPL Certificate
  • Land Ownership papers
  • Caste Certificate
  • Address Proof
  • Bank Account Details

Rythu Bandhu Scheme Benefits:

The following are the benefits of the Rythu Bandhu Scheme.

  • The government of Telangana is going to provide a financial incentive to the farmers under this Scheme.
  • The incentive of 5000 rupees per acre of land will be given to the state’s farmers.
  • Along with this incentive, many other facilities like free insecticides and pesticides will also be provided to farmers.
  • Through this scheme, the financial condition of the farmer will improve and they will become self-dependent.

Rythu Bandhu Participating Banks:

The following are the Banks participating in the Rythu Bandhu Scheme.

  • State Bank of India
  • Andhra Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • AP Grameena Vikas Bank
  • Telangana Grameena Bank
  • IDBI Bank

Type of Crops Covered Under Rythu Bandhu Scheme:

Type of the Crop Acres
Paddy 41,76,778 acres
Crops 12,31,284 acres
Soybean 4,68,216 acres
Cotton 60,16,079 acres
Phosphorus 1,53,565 acres
Peas 1,88,466 acres
Pepper 54,121 acres
Corns 92,994 acres
SugarCane 67,438 acres
Other crops 54,353 acres
Total 1,25,45,061 acres

How To See The Cheque Distribution Venue Schedule In Rythu Bandhu Portal?

  • Visit the official website of Rythu Bandhu. I.e., https://rythubandhu.telangana.gov.in.
  • After opening the home screen, scroll down the page and you will find an option “Cheque Distribution Venue Schedule”, click on it.
  • A new page will open, here you have to choose “District” and “Mandal” from the drop-down menu.
  • After that, Cheque Distribution Venue Schedule details will appear on the screen.

How To Download Mobile App from Rythu Bandhu Portal?

  • Open the official website of Rythu Bandhu.
  • Once you have logged into the main page, scroll down the screen you will get an option “Download Mobile App”.
  • You have to press the “Download Mobile App” option.
  • Then the application will download on your phone.
  • You have to install the application and you can register for it to use.

Rythu Bandhu Scheme Address & Helpline Number:

Agriculture Commissioner & Director

Ground Floor, D-block, Fathe Midan,

Basheer Bagh, Near Nizam College Basheer Bagh,

Hyderabad, Telangana 500001.

Contact Number: 040 2338 3520

Telangana Rythu Bhima Details:

The Telangana government introduced Rythu Bima (Farmer Gropu Life Insurance Scheme) scheme on 14th August 2018. The Rythu Bima Scheme’s main aim is to provide financial assistance and social security to family members or dependents,  in case of the loss of a farmer’s life due to any reason. In the event of the loss of the farmer’s life, their families are facing several financial problems even for their daily needs. The bereaved members of the farmer’s family receive financial security and relief from the Rythu Bima. Farmers who are between the ages of 18 to 59 years are eligible for this scheme.  The total premium is paid by the government to the Life Insurance Corporation of India. The insured amount of five lakhs is deposited into the designated nominee account within 10 days of the enrolled farmer’s death, due to any cause including natural death.

Rythu Bima Overview:
Scheme Name Rythu Bima
Category Farmers Group Life Insurance Scheme
State Telangana
Launched by Telangana CM Sri. K. Chandrasekhar Rao
Launched On  14th August 2018
Department  Telangana Agricultural Department
Beneficiaries Families of the Deceased farmers
Benefits Monetary benefits of 5 lakhs
Insurance Company Life Insurance Corporation of India
Official Website www.rythubandhu.telangana.gov.in
Application mode online

Rythu Bandhu is a farmer investment support program. Under this scheme, the Telangana government provides financial assistance to farmers to support their agricultural investment and production activities. The scheme offers 10000 rupees per acre per year to each farmer, and the amount is directly credited to the farmer’s bank account twice a year. The scheme is designed to help farmers increase their agricultural productivity and income and reduce their dependence on money lenders and other unofficial sources of credit. And also it aims at promoting sustainable agriculture and supporting farmers to adopt modern and efficient agricultural practices. Overall, this scheme for farmers has received appreciation and recognition for its positive impact on the Telanaga agricultural sector and the farmers’ life.

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