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Over one crore paddy farmers benefited from current Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations

Government has said that more than one crore paddy farmers have been benefited from current Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations with Minimum Support Price value of over one lakh 29 thousand crore rupees. Agriculture Ministry said, the government continues to procure Kharif crops at its Minimum Support Price from farmers as per its existing MSP schemes.
 
The Ministry said, more than 685 lakh tonnes of paddy have been procured from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tripura. This is an increase of 13.51 per cent against the last year corresponding purchase of around 603 lakh tonnes.
 
Government through its Nodal Agencies has also procured over three lakh 60 thousand tonnes of Moong, Urad, Tur,Gram, Groundnut Pods and Soyabean benefitting more than two lakh farmers. 

 

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