Centre paves way for licence-free purchase directly from farmers

Any buyer with a PAN can purchase from farmers; no state or central taxes on direct procurement; food items removed from EC Act

Farmers threshing harvested wheat crops

Farmers threshing harvested wheat crops at a field during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, in Prayagraj, Monday, April 20, 2020 | Photo: PTI

New Delhi
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared an Ordinance enabling buyers - be it farmer-producer companies or big retailers - to purchase directly from farmers outside the regulated mandis without any

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First Published: Jun 3 2020 | 7:53 PM IST

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