Crop with high moisture content to be taken directly to mills from procurement centres
Also, the agriculture engineering department should buy the machines and rent it out to farmers," he said.
Haryana BKU (Chaduni) chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni said the decision to end the stir was taken after the government agreed to consider procuring 30 quintals of paddy per acre.
Odisha minister RP Swain said that around 5,200 farmers of the State have registered with the Odisha State Seeds Corporation (OSSC) for production and supply of certified paddy seeds.
The farmers alleged that nearly 8000 tokens with 3 lakh quintal of paddy lapsed last Kharif during procurement 2021-2022.
The Civil Supplies department, sources said, had issued tokens to nearly 45,381 farmers of the district for procurement of 11.73 lakh quintal paddy during kharif 2021-2022.
Procurement price fell to Rs 13-15 per kilogram months ago, and more than two dozen farmers in Palladam, built Pattarai systems.
Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari appreciated NABARD for its contributions to rural development and constant support and active involvement in the development of various sectors in the State.
The New Chhattisgarh Electric Vehicle (EV) policy 2022 comes with tempting benefits to automobile buyers as well as manufacturers.
Till now, only authorised public sector banks were utilised to provide services like issuance of letter of credit and direct bank transfers to the ministry for overseas procurement.
Commenting on the issue, SHG president Remati Gahir said the dues are pending as the group has not yet received its commission for the last kharif and rabi season.
The move will especially give a boost to small entrepreneurs and start-ups. No financial turnover requirement will be for annual contracts of up to 40 lakh.
The Board official, however, said it is not happening in most of the cases in the State due to lack of adequate regulations.
The wheat procurement target has been revised downward to 195 lakh tonnes for the current year from the earlier 444 lakh tonnes due to a fall in wheat output and increased exports.
The state government is not clearing the dues of farmers within 21 days after procuring paddy stocks, TDP Nellore Parliamentary secretary Ch Venkateswara Reddy alleged on Monday.
Initial target is to procure 10.96 lakh quintal paddy in the district as against 23.07 lakh quintal in the previous season.
The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) will now accept tender applications only through the Tamil Nadu government’s e-procurement system.
Expressing concern over paddy damages due to untimely rains, AICC in-charge B Manickam Tagore asked the Telangana government why paddy procurement was being delayed.
Relaxing the wheat procurement norm, the Union government has allowed grains shriveled up to 18 per cent to be procured for the central pool from farmers in Punjab and Haryana.
Centre allows 18 percent relaxation for shrivelled wheat from Punjab & Haryana; but procurement over
But interestingly the procurement in both states is over.