Vide G.O.Ms No. 197 Finance (R&E) Department dated 04 October 2014 issued by State of Andhra Pradesh, Rythu Sadhikara Samstha has been established as a not-for-profit company under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013 to create integrated institutional mechanism for all programmes, schemes and activities intended for farmer’s empowerment, encompassing welfare, development, capacity enhancement, credit flow, financial support and allied empowerment activities.
Rythu Sadhikara Samstha in English can be read as Farmer’s Empowerment Organisation.
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The CRZBNF is being implemented through Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (RySS) as per GO RT No. 764, dated 10/11/2016.
It is to be noted that while the RySS has been made the implementing agency, the RySS itself is bound by government policies and decisions, and is not autonomous.
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is the Chairperson of RySS. The Minister for Agriculture is Vice-Chairperson of RySS. The Commissioner, Agriculture Department is the Chief Executive Officer of RySS. The actual implementation is through the state Department of Agriculture, with the JDA at the district level and ADA and the field level being the main functionaries.