In the state of Chhattisgarh, the graph of record of paddy purchase on support price is increasing daily. At the same time, there is better purchase in Raipur district. Looking at the figures, four lakh 79 thousand 562 metric tonnes of paddy have been purchased in Raipur district. Similarly, 86 lakh 50 thousand 164 metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased in the state. So far, 19 lakh 83 thousand 658 farmers of the state have sold paddy at the support price. A DO of 28 lakh 85 thousand 825 metric tons of paddy has been issued to the millers for custom milling, for which 26 lakh six thousand 203 metric tons of paddy has been taken up so far.
So far, 14 thousand 960 crore rupees have been paid online to the farmers of the state. In the Kharif year 2020-21, one lakh 24 thousand 472 metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased in Bastar district of the state till 22 January 2021. Similarly, 56 thousand 420 MT in Bijapur district, 13 thousand 665 MT in Dantewada district, two lakh 72 thousand 844 MT in Kanker district, one lakh 30 thousand 120 MT in Kondagaon district, 17 thousand 665 MT in Narayanpur district , 34 thousand 672 MT in Sukma district, 4 lakh 37 thousand 457 MT in Bilaspur district, 67 thousand 56 MT in Gorela-Pendra-Marwahi, seven lakh 81 thousand 941 MT in Janjgir-Champa district, one in Korba district Lakh 19 thousand 472 MT, 3 lakh 50 thousand 357 MT have been purchased in Mungeli district.