Sri Somesh Kumar,IAS., Chief Secretary to Govt. held a review meeting with officials on growing of Oil Palm at BRKR Bhavan.



Chief Secretary  Sri Somesh Kumar,IAS  informed that the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao is very keen to increase oil palm cultivation in the state.  He observed that the state has many innovative and progressive farmers who can be sensitised to take up oil palm cultivation which has a  huge potential and will also help reduce the import bill of the country.

Chief Secretary held a review meeting with officials on increasing oil palm cultivation in the state at BRKR Bhavan today.  Importing of quality sprouts, establishing of nurseries, identifying potential private companies for setting up factories in the state and other logistic issues were discussed during the course of meeting.

Sri Jayesh Ranjan,IAS, Prl. Secretary, ITE&C, Sri Sandeep Kumar Sultania, IAS, Secretary, PR&RD, Sri Raghunandan Rao,IAS,  Secretary, Agriculture, Ms. Christina  Chongthu,IAS,  Secretary, Tribal Welfare, Sri Surender, MD, TS Oilfed, Sri Venkat Rami Reddy, Director, Horticulture, Sri Akhil, Director, Food Processing, Ms. Sushma, Director, Business Development for Food Processing Society and other officials were present.

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