Rythu Bandhu Scheme 2020: Rythu Bandhu Application Form Status Online Eligibility in AP & Telangana

By | May 15, 2020

Rythu Bandhu Scheme 2020: Rythu Bandhu Application Form Status Online Eligibility in AP & Telangana:

Rythu Bandhu Scheme 2020

Rythu Bandhu scheme also Farmers’ Investment Support Scheme (FISS) is a welfare program to support farmer’s investment for two crops a year by the Government of Telangana.The government is providing 58.33 lakh farmers, ₹5000 per acre per season to support the farm investment, twice a year, for rabi(Yasangi) and kharif(Rainy) seasons. This is a first direct farmer investment support scheme in India, where the cash is paid directly.

The scheme offers a financial help of ₹10,000 per year to each farmer (two crops). There is no cap on the number of acres, and most of the farmers are small and marginal. The total farming land is 1.43 crore acres and the number of farmers in the state stood at 58.33 lakh. Around 55% of population in Telangana make a living from agriculture.

As of 16 February 2020, Rythu Bandhu has been stopped for farmers who have more than 5 acres.

Rythu Bandhu Scheme 2020 Details:

The agriculture land holdings are:

Land Extent No. of farmers Total Acres Est.Cost
under 1 acre 18 lakhs 18 lakhs 14.4 billion 30.8%
under 1-2 acres 24 lakhs 48 lakhs 38.4 billion 41.9%
under 3-5 acres 11 lakhs 44 lakhs (avg) 35.2 billion 18.8%
5-10 acres 4.4 lakhs 33 lakhs (avg) 26.4 billion 7.5%
> 10 acres 94,000 9.4 lakhs 7.52 billion 1.6%
> 25 acres 6488 1.62 lakhs 1.3 billion 0.1%
> 50 acres 298 14900 119 million 0.005%

Land ceiling & Tenancy:

As per AP Land Ceiling Act 1976, any person cannot hold more than 51 acres agriculture land and 21 acres dryland. Tenant farmers were excluded from the scheme to prevent legal disputes arising out of tenancy (Hyderabad Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1950). To prevent legal disputes, the tenancy column was removed from the newly issued Pattadar Passbook.

Give it Up! Option:

The Chief Minister was the first farmer to forgo the support called as, Give it up!, given by the government and appealed to all rich farmers to do the same. The farmers who forgo the support, the money goes to the corpus of Rythu Samanvaya Samithi corpus.


The money is given to the farmers through a bank bearer cheque. The Agriculture Extension Officers (AEO) will supervise the Rythu Bandhu cheques distribution at village level. They make entries cheque details on a tablet computer provided to them for easy monitoring.

New Pattadar Passbook:

Along with the cheque, the government is also giving the new Pattadar Passbook, the title deed after an exercise to purify the land records was done by the government. The new passbook is highly secure with 17 tamper-proof security features, and a land bank website, Dharani, to have all land holdings in the state.


A special dashboard software is being developed by the NIC to monitor the scheme remotely. The sample for the research is selected through random sampling.

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