On 24 August 2023, District Horticulture Officer Ms. Sunanda Reddy discussed the high profitability of oil palm cultivation at an awareness conference near Sardarnagar village. She explained that the horticulture department would provide Rs. 1,160 per acre for oil palm plants, with farmers receiving 57 plants per acre. SC and ST farmers are eligible to receive 100% subsidies for drip irrigation, while BC and OC farmers will get 90% subsidies. Ms. Sunanda also shared insights from a government-sponsored trip to Israel on crop techniques. ADH Mr. Sanjaykumar, Mr. Raghuvarma, Mr. Ramakrishna, Mr. Ratnakar, HO Mr. Ashok, field officers Mr. Pramodkumar, Mr. Srikanth, Mr. Raghavender, Ms. Rukmini, and farmers participated in the event.

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