Recognized as the largest colony in Asia, the KPHB Colony is all set to launch a model Rythu Bazaar. On Sunday, ministers Niranjan Reddy, Harish Rao, Chamakura Mallareddy along with MLA Madhavaram Krishna Rao and MLA Naveen Kumar inaugurated the Rythu Bazaar. After the formation of Telangana state, the first model Rythu Bazaar was set up in Hyderabad city in Erragadda and the second farmers' market was set up in Kukatpally KPHB colony.
Minister Harish Rao laid the foundation stone in July 2018 for the reconstruction work of Kukatpally (KPHB Colony) Rythu Bazaar. The Farmers' Bazaar was built at a cost of about Rs 15 crore to house all the facilities in the Cellar Plus, G+1 building. There are 158 stalls for farmers on the ground floor, 65 stalls for self-help groups, and 18 stalls.
The first floor has 148 stalls for farmers and 77 stalls for self-help groups as well as five shops. All the facilities along with 471 stalls in Rythu Bazaar became available from Sunday. A biogas plant has been set up to generate electricity from vegetable waste. An RO plant was set up to provide drinking water to farmers and customers. Rythu Bazaar has a separate transformer and generator facility. 400 electronic weighing machines are being made available for weighing vegetables in the stalls. Electronic price display boards are being set up to indicate vegetable prices every day. There is a toilet on each floor and a parking facility in the cellar. Separate Restrooms are being made available for women farmers.