Recorded paddy was purchased in Chhattisgarh this year. After the formation of the state, 84 lakh 44 thousand metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased in the state so far in the Kharif marketing year 2020-21. Last year is 50 thousand metric tons more than the record of paddy purchased in the year 2019-20.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed happiness over the purchase of record paddy. The Chief Minister has congratulated the farmers of the state by tweeting. CM said that in the history of 20 years of the state, it has become the record of most paddy purchase. As of January 21, 84.44 lakh tonnes of paddy has been purchased. And the purchase continues.
Explain that there is still 10 days left for purchasing paddy. So far, 19 lakh 54 thousand 332 farmers of the state have sold paddy at the support price. For custom milling, a DO of 27 lakh 70 thousand 693 metric tonnes of paddy has been issued to the millers, against which 25 lakh 45 thousand 512 metric tonnes of paddy has been taken up so far.