In the second sequence of review of paddy procurement started from December 1 in the state, Chief Secretary Shri Amitabh Jain, through video conferencing, informed all the divisional commissioners and collectors of Dhamtari-Durg-Kawardha-Mungeli-Gariaband-Kanker-Surajpur-Surguja and Balrampur districts. Took a meeting In the meeting, mainly the quantity and number of farmers purchased so far this year as compared to last year, status of delivery of miller gunny bags to the committee, availability and staking plan of gunny bags for upcoming purchases, paddy lifting from committees, depositing rice by millers. , Registration related to paddy procurement and purification of revenue records, potentially sensitive issues in paddy procurement, efforts of the district to provide better experience and information collection to farmers, immunization and covid testing at paddy procurement centers and to deal with covid infection. There was a review regarding the preparedness of the districts. On the prescribed subjects, the District Collectors informed the Chief Secretary in detail about the progress made so far. In the meeting, on the basis of the feedback of the districts, the difficulties faced in procurement of paddy and other technical issues will be resolved at the state level. For milling to be done by millers, work orders should be issued to millers to lift paddy in large quantities. He has given instructions to conduct the smooth system of token distribution regularly and uninterruptedly. He has said that special care should be taken for the convenience of the farmers in the paddy procurement centers and the purchase of paddy of small farmers should be done on priority basis. Shri Jain has directed to resolve the difficulties in the procurement process by holding regular meetings of the zonal officers posted for paddy procurement. Instructions have been given to pay special attention to the process of texting and home isolation of the citizens of Chhattisgarh who have come from abroad. He has said that on the eighth day after the expiry of the seven-day home isolation period of the travelers from abroad, their RTPCR. Inspection is mandatory. It is known that the districts will be reviewed every week by the Chief Secretary or Additional Chief Secretary at different points to know about the progress of the paddy procurement process. On Tuesday, December 7, the process of paddy procurement was reviewed in Janjgir-Champa-Rajnandgaon-Mahasamund-Balodabazar-Bemetara-Raigarh-Balod-Raipur and Bilaspur districts. In the coming days also, the progress of the ongoing paddy procurement in the districts will be reviewed. Secretary of Food Department Mr. Topeshwar Verma, Managing Director Markfed Ms. Kiran Kaushal, Registrar Co-operative Society Mr. Himshikhar Gupta, Mission Director Health Dr. Priyanka Shukla were present in the meeting. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading