In view of the facilities of the farmers, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has extended the registration period of farmers for purchase of paddy in Kharif marketing year 2020-21 to 17 November 2020. The order has been issued by the state government on the instructions of the Chief Minister. The Secretary, Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection has sent instructions to all the divisional commissioners, all collectors and registrars, cooperatives and managing director, APEX Bank Naya Raipur, to send a copy of the order and register the farmers by November 17. Earlier, the last date of registration of farmers was set till 10 November 2020.