About 65 % a lot more wheat procured through present Rabi time
Government has stated that about 65 per cent a lot more wheat has been procured during recent Rabi Advertising and marketing Time in comparison to corresponding period very last yr. Customer Affairs Ministry said, the procurement of Wheat is continuing efficiently in the procuring States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir and Bihar at Minimal Help Rate.
The Ministry stated, a quantity of in excess of 299 lakh tonnes of Wheat has been procured against the past yr corresponding order of close to 181 lakh tonnes. It mentioned, about 29 lakh 46 thousand farmers have previously benefitted from the ongoing procurement operations with MSP benefit of over 59 thousand Crore rupees.
The Ministry explained, above 721 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in ongoing Kharif Advertising Year 2020-21 and Rabi Marketing Season. About just one crore eight lakh farmers have benefitted from the ongoing procurement operations.