AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said that the central Govt announced Minimum Support Price(MSP) of 5,000 for chilli per quintal but it is not enough. He added that stat govt. will provide Rs 1,500 for chilli per quintal, if MSP is less than Rs 8,000 per quintal.
Chandrababu said that the TDP government will purchase up to 20 quintals from each chilli farmer. The AP CM also met Union Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed modalities for implementing special package to AP.