Chhattisgarh gets approval for pulses procurement at MSPs in kharif season

The Bhupesh Baghel government had announced in July procuring arhar, urad, and moong at MSPs. Farmers will get Rs 6,600 per quintal for moong and urad, and Rs 7,755 per quintal for arhar.

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Procurement will be done under the Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan (PM-AASHA) from October 17 to December 16

R Krishna Das Raipur
The Centre has given its nod to the Chhattisgarh government’s plan of procuring arhar (pigeon pea), moong (green gram), and urad (black gram) at minimum support prices (MSPs) in the kharif marketing season 2022-23.

The Bhupesh Baghel government had announced in July procuring arhar, urad, and moong at MSPs. Farmers will get Rs 6,600 per quintal for moong and urad, and Rs 7,755 per quintal for arhar.

The move is to promote crop diversification in the state. “The acreage of pulses in the state has sharply come down and hence the state government is taking measures to convince the farmers

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First Published: Sep 29 2022 | 10:11 PM IST

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