November 20, 2020 4:55:16 am
Haryana authorities has procured 55.07 lakh metric tonne (LMT) paddy at 200 grain markets and procurement centres until November 18 out of which 53.65 LMT has been delivered to warehouses and mills, stated Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala.
“State authorities has procured the Kharif crops of the farmers on the Minimal Assist Value (MSP) and curbed the paddy crop introduced from different states being offered illegally. Paddy of many of the registered farmers of Haryana has been procured. I urge the farmers promoting registered crops to replace their knowledge in order that their cost might be transferred to their financial institution accounts. For the primary time, state authorities had made provision of paddy transportation from grain market or procurement middle to warehouse and mills, because of which the crop is being lifted on time,” stated Dushyant, who additionally holds the meals, civil provides and client affairs portfolio, stated whereas interacting with mediapersons in Chandigarh.
Starting November 1, the state authorities began procurement of paddy from farmers of different states who had registered themselves on the ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ portal. Daushyant stated, “26,000 metric tonnes paddy was procured from neighboring states on Wednesday. If this determine falls beneath 25,000 metric tonnes over subsequent couple of days, e will cease the procurement course of on November 21 or 22”.
This yr, 8.50 LMT much less paddy has been procured in Haryana as in comparison with the earlier yr. Citing causes behind lesser procurement, Dushyant stated, “This time, many farmers have sown crops aside from paddy beneath crop diversification. Additionally, unlawful sale of paddy from different states has additionally been curbed”.
The Deputy CM that millet, moong, maize and groundnut had been additionally procured on the MSP this yr. “As in opposition to 3 LMT millet procured final yr, this yr 7 LMT millet has been procured in about 135 mandis until November 18. Farmers who registered their millet crop later are present process verification, because of which procurement remains to be happening in Rewari and Mahendragarh districts. Equally, this time 1099 metric tonnes of moong, 4016 metric tonnes of maize and 691 metric tonnes of groundnut have been procured,” Dushyant stated.
The Deputy CM CM stated the federal government has procured 5 crops value Rs 11,813 crore throughout kharif-2020 at MSP. He stated 90 per cent of the cost has been completed. “Fee of some farmers have been stalled because of discrepancies; their knowledge is being up to date by name facilities in order that their crop might be procured. Farmers with mismatched knowledge have been requested to go to their nearest market committee secretary to get the info up to date in order that the cost of their crop might be transferred to their financial institution accounts,” he added.
On crop injury in some components of the state, Dushyant stated Deputy Commissioners have been directed to report the injury brought on within the Bhiwani and Hisar districts as a result of rains two or three days in the past.
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