Vantala Singanna, from a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group of G Madugula block of Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, set out recently to understand why he doesn’t receive Rythu Bharosa benefits like his fellow farmers. Rythu Bharosa is a scheme of the A.P. Government that provides ₹13,500 per agricultural year over three instalments as financial assistance to farmers during a crop season. This is crucial for tribal farmers as they struggle to secure credit through financial institutions and are often looted by private money lenders. (Read More)
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