Keeping in view the convenience of the farmers, on the instructions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, the Food Department has extended the date of registration of farmers for procurement of paddy and maize on the support price in Kharif marketing year 2020-21 till November 10. Earlier the date of registration was fixed till 31 October, in which this increase has been done.
    The Food and Civil Supplies Department of the state government has issued a letter to all the divisional commissioners, district collectors, registrar cooperative societies and the managing director of Apex Bank and directed to take necessary action.