BKS Annual national level delegates meetings is scheduled to be held at Agriculture Market Yard in Nizamabad town from February 4 to 7, 2017. Nizambad is not only one of the major towns in state of Telangana but is a well developed district in terms of agriculture.
More than 700 delegates from all over the country will attend the five day conference. Senior IAS officer and Telangana State Commissioner for Agriculture Partha Sarathi will inaugurate the conference formally on Feb 5th. The meeting will discuss prevailing situation in agricultural sector and adopt various resolutions.
BKS leadership has prepared more than 10 demands list and all demands would be discussed in detail. Only thereafter resolutions will be adopted. The meeting will also spell out future course of action in order to achieve their demands.
Speaking to mediapersons in Nizamabad town, BKS national organizing secretary Dinesh Kulakarni admitted that the meeting has got its own importance and it will respond to Union Budget only after it is tabled in both houses of Parliament on Feb 1st. He has opined that the Union Government should review the situation in Agricultural sector to analyze what has happened in last 70 years and it will help government to set right the situation.
``Agricultural sector is in state of crisis and farmers are facing serious challenges and problems. National Crime Record Bureau report said that farmers suicides are increasing day by day in all over the country and Punjab farmers situation is creating fear in farmers society,’’ he said.
He maintained that BKS has been demanding the government, for the past several years, to convene special parliament sessions to discuss only Agricultural related issues and strengthen Agricultural Department right from national capital to village level. He pointed out that BKS has already met 350 MPs and submitted memorandum over the same.
``After Narendra Modi became Prime Minister, government is doing well in addressing several issues but they should establish better coordination with state government departments then only union government programmes will reach farmers in villages,’’ Kulakarni pointed out.
Local BKS leadership is making elaborate arrangements to make the national level delegates meeting a grand success as the same was being held in Nizamabad for the first time.