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On an average around fifty percent farmers living in hamlets close to the naxal epicentre of the four districts in south Bastar reportedly couldn't access the paddy procurement centres.
Snapdeal's parent company Jasper lnfotech Pvt Ltd, alleged in 2014 that KAFF was attempting to impose a price restriction to make sales at a minimum price.
Naveen said that the continuing apathy of Central Government to increase the MSP of paddy had forced the BJD to come to New Delhi and raise its voice.
Patnaik was in Delhi to participate in a farmers' protest held by BJD for its demand to fix MSP for paddy at Rs 2,930 per quintal from the current Rs 1,750.
Hike of minimum support price (MSP) of paddy in Chhattisgarh has come as a boon for both farmers and millers of Nabarangpur.
According to ruling-BJD, the government may take steps on farm loan waiver and MSP hike after evaluating the pros and cons and after a rally of BJD in New Delhi on January 8.
A better way would be to auction the farm produce at mandis using a minimum reserve price (MRP), says the think tank’s strategy document titled ‘New India@75’.
Acharya alleged that by raising the MSP on paddy by only `200 per quintal, the Centre maintained that it has implemented the recommendations of MS Swaminathan Committee.
Throughout the State farmers are agitating for price, prestige and pension, Mishra said, adding, each of their demand is justified.
Protestors from 200 farmers' organisations begin a two-day rally seeking loan waiver, better MSP and implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee report.
The State Government has asked cooperative agencies to upload purchase data and keep tab of signatures, failing which stringent action will be taken.
The BJD raised the issue of Central neglect in the Assembly on Tuesday.
The recommendations were made following complaints that benefits of MSP are not reaching small and marginal farmers.
The Assembly had last year passed an unanimous resolution to make minimum support price of paddy `2,930 per quintal.
Addressing a press conference here, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that the MSP for wheat would provide 112.5 per cent profit over its production cost of Rs 866 per quintal.