Due to farmer friendly policies implemented in Chhattisgarh under the leadership of Bhupesh Baghel and better system of paddy procurement at support price, a record 95.38 percent of the total registered farmers sold paddy in the Kharif marketing year 2020-21. The number of farmers selling paddy is the highest this year. This year out of 21 lakh 52 thousand 475 farmers, 20 lakh 53 thousand 483 farmers have sold their paddy.
After formation of new government in Chhattisgarh, the number of farmers selling paddy on support price, total registered acreage, area of ​​paddy sold, percentage of farmers selling paddy as well as the total amount of paddy sold also increased significantly. is. In the 20 years of state formation in the year 2020-21, this year Chhattisgarh has created a new record for purchasing more than 92 lakh metric tonnes of paddy.