AP: Collaborate with Mango and Tomato Farmers: Minister Kanna Babu
Minister Kannababu held a review meeting with marketing department officials on Friday. Covid directed the authorities to focus on mango and tomato markets. Minister Kannababu said the focus was on fruit prices as per the directions of CM Jagan.
Minister Kannababu said farmers could also bring goods into the markets at night. The minister also directed the officials not to cause any inconvenience to the vehicles returning from the markets. Marketing department officials were told to monitor mango prices on a daily basis.
He said the government would take steps to prevent tomato prices from falling. He explained that the state government has taken steps to procure 2,000 tonnes of tomatoes for processing units.