MSP panel forms 4 sub-groups even as farmers descend on Delhi again

Commuters brave traffic snarls; SKM stays away from the protests; next MSP panel meet likely in Hyderabad

Farmers gather to protest at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI
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Farmers gather to protest at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

Sanjeeb MukherjeeAgencies New Delhi
The high-powered panel constituted by the government on minimum support price (MSP) following the repeal of the farm laws, in its first meeting on Monday, formed four sub-groups to take up various issues and discussed matters even as thousands of farmers once again gathered in Delhi to press for their demand for legalising the MSP.

The first sub-group will take up the Himalayan states, cropping patterns, crop diversification, and how to ensure MSP support there.

The second group is on micro-irrigation and will be headed by Sukhpal Singh, who is from IIM Ahmedabad.

The third, to be led by a

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 8:57 PM IST

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