Govt procures 69.24 lakh tonnes wheat up to now for practically Rs 14,000 crore

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The federal government has procured 69.24 lakh tonnes of wheat within the rabi advertising season up to now at minimal help worth (MSP) for practically Rs 14,000 crore.

Wheat procurement has not too long ago commenced in Rabi Advertising and marketing Season 2022-23 within the states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan,” an official assertion stated.

The rabi advertising season runs from April to March. Nonetheless, the majority of wheat procurement takes place between April to June.

“A amount of 69.24 lakh tonnes of wheat has been procured as much as April 17 benefitting 5.86 Lakh farmers with MSP worth of Rs 13,951.41 crore,” it added.

Wheat MSP has been fastened at Rs 2,015 per quintal.

Out of the whole procurement, Punjab contributed 32,16,668 tonnes, Haryana 27,76,496 tonnes and Madhya Pradesh 8,98,679 tonnes.

The paddy procurement is progressing easily in kharif advertising season (KMS) of 2021-22 at MSP from farmers, it added.

The kharif advertising season runs from October to September.

“A amount of 754.08 lakh tonnes of paddy (consists of Kharif Crop 750.95 lakh tonnes and Rabi crop 3.14 lakh tonnes) has been procured in KMS 2021-22 as much as April 17, 2022 in procuring States/UTs. Until now about 108.90 Lac farmers have been benefitted with MSP worth of Rs 1,47,800.28 crore,” the assertion stated.



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