However, there was no sufficient stock available for transaction due to delay in paddy harvesting in several pockets.
Initial target is to procure 10.96 lakh quintal paddy in the district as against 23.07 lakh quintal in the previous season.
As per reports, 54 millers of Ganjam and 11 millers of Nabarangpur district will procure paddy from different mandis of Koraput in June.
Interestingly, TRS leaders including Civil Supplies Minister G Kamalakar are maintaining a studied silence.
Farmers who showed faith in the State and followed CM’s advisory of not cultivating paddy are bearing the brunt.
In Jagtial district, Rythu Aika Vedika district president Pannala Thirupathi Reddy and Sugarcane Farmers Association president Mam-idi Narayana Reddy expressed their gratitude to Rao.
Congress sought Governor's intervention to ensure that farmers who had undersold their crop be compensated for the loss they had suffered.
Govt directs them to form squads to keep an eye on the inter-state movement of paddy during rabi procurement
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The petitioner contended that TRS local leaders and workers went to the registered office of the association on Monday and informed that they would be holding district-wide agitations.
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