In Chhattisgarh state till December 30, 53 lakh 16 thousand 621 metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased from 13 lakh 84 thousand 415 farmers at support price. Paddy is being procured in 2484 paddy procurement centers of the state. It is worth noting that this year on the initiative of Chief Minister Mr. Baghel, along with the procurement of paddy, the off-take of paddy for custom milling is also happening at a rapid pace. So far, DO of 20 lakh 26 thousand 702 metric tonnes has been issued. 15 lakh 64 thousand 613 metric paddy has been lifted by the millers from the procurement centers. An amount of Rs 10 thousand 151 crore 40 lakh has been released by the marketing association for payment to the farmers in lieu of the purchase of paddy. Even on the 30th day of paddy procurement, Rajnandgaon district ranks first in the state in terms of procurement of paddy on support price. In Rajnandgaon district, 4 lakh 84 thousand 982 metric tonnes of paddy has been procured. Janjgir-Champa district ranks second in paddy procurement in the state. 4 lakh 58 thousand 092 metric tonnes of paddy has been procured in the district. Today, Bemetara district is third in the state in the procurement of paddy. In Bemetara district, 3 lakh 85 thousand 241 metric tonnes of paddy has been procured. According to the information received from the Food Department, till December 30, 84,014 metric tonnes in Bastar district, 31,796 metric tonnes in Bijapur district, 5,876 metric tonnes in Dantewada district, 1,68,458 metric tonnes in Kanker district, 83,334 metric tonnes in Kondagaon district on support price till December 30. Tonne, 12,518 MT in Narayanpur district, 18,572 MT in Sukma district, 2,75,120 MT in Bilaspur district, Gorela-Pendra-Marwahi 34,911 MT, Janjgir-Champa district 4,58,092 MT, Korba district 65,686 MT Tonne, 2,23,821 MT in Mungeli district, 3,02,217 MT in Raigad district, 3,23,237 MT in Balod district, 3,85,241 MT in Bemetara district, 2,38,031 MT in Durg district, Kawardha district 2,47,099 MT, Rajnandgaon district 4,84,982 MT, Balodabazar district 3,75,187 MT, Dhamtari district 2,23,819 MT, Gariaband district 1,88,455 MT, Mahasamund district 3,73,361 MT , 2,76,826 MT in Raipur district, 81,298 MT in Balrampur district, 62,016 MT in Jashpur district, Korea Paddy has been procured 63,061 MT in Uttar Pradesh district, 95,204 MT in Surguja district and 1,33,388 MT in Surajpur district. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading