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29% uptick in Madhya Pradesh farmers registering to sell wheat at MSP

Among other major wheat producers, procurement in Punjab is targeted at 13.2 mt, Haryana at 17.5 mt, and UP at 3.5 mt

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi

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Contrary to perception, farmers’ registering to sell wheat in Madhya Pradesh through official channels has seen a 29 per cent jump in the 2022-23 crop season (July to June) over the previous season, the latest data from the state government showed.

The registration window, which was extended following heavy unseasonal rain in the state, was officially closed a few days ago and saw heavy interest from farmers in major wheat-growing districts of the state, officials said.

Madhya Pradesh is one of the leading wheat-producing states and also a major contributor to the central pool.

For FY24, it has targeted to

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First Published: Mar 28 2023 | 9:47 PM IST

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