Godowns of State Warehousing Corporation have been rented out to FCI amid storage crisis
The minister also blamed some farmers’ collectives for the delay in submitting details of paddy supplied. All the issues will be avoided next season, he said.
Following the Union government’s revision of MSP in June, the per quintal price for A-grade paddy now stands at Rs 2,203, compared to the previous year’s price of Rs 2,160.
The question of nomination will not arise during the continuation of the elected president of the PACS.
The last date of digitisation of forms by societies has also been extended till August 28.
Farmers of Jeypore region have urged the Cooperative department to make the ongoing farmers’ registration process for kharif paddy procurement in Koraput district hassle-free.
In a press release, the minister stated, “The warehouse had over 22,273 T of paddy in stock of which 7,174 T were sent to mills for grinding.