Thursday, October 21, 2021

Centre postpones paddy procurement in Punjab & Haryana due to heavy rainfall

The Centre has postponed paddy procurement in Punjab and Haryana due to heavy rainfall. The maturity of paddy has been delayed due to recent heavy downpour in Punjab and Haryana. Keeping interest of farmers in view and to avoid any inconvenience to them, the Department of Food and Public Distribution has decided that paddy procurement under MSP would commence from 11th of October in these states.

The procurement and milling period for Kharif Marketing Season 2021-22 for Punjab was 1st of October and for Haryana was 25th of September.

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