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Nov 23, 2020
8:54AM

Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 continues smoothly in procuring States

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Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra.

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in a statement said that so far over 297 Lakh Metric Tonnes of paddy  has been procured against the last year corresponding purchase of 252.69 Lakh Metric Tonnes.


This shows an an increase of 17.73  per cent over last year. It said, out of the total purchase of over 297 Lakh Metric Tonnes, Punjab alone has contributed 201.73 Lakh Metric Tonnes which is 67.80 per cent of total procurement.


It said, nearly 26.15 Lakh farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season procurement Operations with MSP value of over Rs. 56,168  crore.


The Ministry said, based on the proposal from the States, approval was accorded for procurement of over 45 Lakh Metric Tonnes of Pulse and Oilseeds of Kharif Marketing Season 2020 for the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh under Price Support Scheme.

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