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Chhattisgarh govt procures over 10 mt of paddy at MSP for the first time

The paddy procurement started on November 1 and will continue till January 31

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The volume of paddy procured in Chhattisgarh has surged to 9.8 mt in the kharif marketing year 2021-22

R Krishna Das Raipur
The Chhattisgarh government has procured over 10 million tonnes (mt) of paddy at minimum support price (MSP) for the first time.

The state crossed 10 mt mark on Tuesday, a fortnight before the deadline for the paddy procurement (as on January 18) concludes.

The paddy procurement started on November 1 and will continue till January 31. The Bhupesh Baghel government had set a target to purchase 11 mt of paddy from the farmers at MSP in the current kharif marketing season.

The volume of paddy procured in Chhattisgarh has surged to 9.8 mt in the kharif marketing

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 10:51 PM IST

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