After the creation of the state of Chhattisgarh, up to now the utmost paddy has been procured within the present Kharif season. The earlier report of paddy procurement within the state on help value has additionally been damaged. Until January 16, 2023, 98.92 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured. Whereas within the final yr 2021-22, 98 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was bought. This determine of paddy buy will improve additional. Paddy procurement will proceed until January 31, 2023.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and Meals Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat have congratulated and congratulated the farmers of the state for this new achievement. He mentioned that as a result of farmer-friendly selections and justice schemes, cash got here straight into the farmers’ pockets, this has strengthened the agricultural economic system together with the prosperity of the farmers.
The state authorities has set a goal of procuring 110 lakh metric tonnes of paddy within the present Kharif season. It’s estimated that this goal can even be simply achieved from the initiative of the farmers and the arrival of paddy seen within the paddy procurement facilities.
Underneath the management of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the grand marketing campaign of paddy procurement which began from November 1 is constant. 22.32 lakh farmers of the state have offered paddy. In lieu of paddy, Rs 20,375 crore has been paid to those farmers below the financial institution linking system. Like final yr, this yr additionally paddy procurement is occurring repeatedly for customized milling together with paddy procurement. To this point, DO has been issued for the lifting of 84.62 lakh metric tonnes of paddy out of the whole paddy procured of 98.92 lakh metric tonnes, towards which greater than 75 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been lifted by the millers.
It’s noteworthy that because of the farmer-friendly selections of the state authorities, the registration of farmers has elevated repeatedly in these 4 years. This yr 24.96 lakh farmers have registered, out of which 2.30 lakh are new farmers. The state authorities has estimated to purchase 110 lakh metric tonnes of paddy this season. With the intention to facilitate the farmers in promoting paddy, 2617 paddy procurement facilities have been arrange within the state.
Officers of the Meals Division mentioned that on January 16, 1.24 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured from 30 thousand 461 farmers. 09 thousand tonnes of paddy has been bought from the farmers via tokens acquired on-line. Officers mentioned that on this Kharif season, regular paddy is being purchased on the fee of Rs 2040 per quintal and grade-A paddy at Rs 2060 per quintal. Equally, a strict vigil is being stored on the system of paddy procurement within the state. Items carriers are being checked at verify posts to stop unlawful transportation of paddy from border states.