Bhupesh Baghel is on a Delhi tour. While he will meet Union Food Minister Piyush Goyal, he will also meet senior party leaders. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will be visiting Assam on February 17. Will address several meetings and discuss with Assam Congress leaders.
On the CM’s visit to Delhi, Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey told that CM’s meeting with Food Minister Piyush Goyal is likely. He said that Chhattisgarh government has purchased more than 92 lakh metric tonnes of paddy this year.
The central government had given a theoretical consent to take 60 lakh metric tonnes of rice, but so far only 24 lakh metric tonnes of rice have been allowed to be lifted.