As per the directions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the grand marketing campaign of paddy procurement is constant in Chhattisgarh. This marketing campaign will run until 31 January 2023. Officers of the Meals Division mentioned that to date 89 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured from the farmers on the help worth within the state. In lieu of paddy buy, Rs 18,266 crore has been paid to twenty.81 lakh farmers of the state below the financial institution linking system.
On the initiative of the Chief Minister, like final 12 months, paddy procurement is occurring repeatedly this 12 months in addition to for customized milling. Until now DO has been issued for lifting of about 77 lakh metric tonnes of paddy, towards which 65 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been lifted by the millers. Officers mentioned that on January 09, 1.90 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured from greater than 46 thousand farmers. Aside from this, about 14 thousand tonnes of paddy has additionally been bought from the farmers by way of tokens obtained on-line. Greater than 53,000 tokens have been issued for paddy buy for the following day and about 5,000 tokens have been issued on-line by way of “Token Tunhar Haath App”.
It’s noteworthy that this 12 months 25.92 lakh farmers have been registered within the state, wherein about 2.26 lakh new farmers are included. 2616 procurement facilities have been arrange for paddy buy within the state. Regular paddy is being purchased on the charge 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 examine posts to stop unlawful transportation of paddy from border states.