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Buy of 95.29 lakh metric tonnes of paddy from farmers on help value – Lok

Paddy procurement marketing campaign is happening constantly in Chhattisgarh. This paddy procurement marketing campaign, which began from November 01, 2022, will proceed until January 31, 2023. Officers of the Meals Division stated that until 5.30 pm on January 12, 95.29 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured from the farmers on the help value within the state. In lieu of paddy buy, Rs 19,675 crore has been paid to greater than 21.80 lakh farmers of the state beneath the financial institution linking system.

On the initiative of the Chief Minister, like final 12 months, paddy procurement is happening constantly this 12 months in addition to for customized milling. To date DO has been issued for lifting of about 81 lakh metric tonnes of paddy, towards which about 70 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been lifted by the millers. Officers stated that on January 12, 1.48 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured from 35 thousand 719 farmers. Other than this, 11 thousand tonnes of paddy has additionally been bought from the farmers by tokens obtained on-line. Greater than 45,000 tokens have been issued for paddy buy for the subsequent day and greater than 3,000 tokens have been issued on-line by “Token Tunhar Haath App”.

It’s noteworthy that this 12 months 25.92 lakh farmers have been registered within the state, during which about 2.26 lakh new farmers are included. 2616 procurement facilities have been arrange for paddy buy within the state. Regular paddy is being purchased on the charge of Rs 2040 per quintal and grade-A paddy at Rs 2060 per quintal. Equally, a strict vigil is being stored on the system of paddy procurement within the state. Items carriers are being checked at verify posts to forestall unlawful transportation of paddy from border states.

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