Procurement of wheat in ongoing Rabi Marketing Season 2021-22 is continuing smoothly in the procuring states and till now over 425.77 Lakh Metric Tonnes of Wheat has been procured.
This is an all time high, as it has exceeded the previous high of 389.92 LMT of RMS 2020-21. Procurement of wheat in Himachal Pradesh has also reached the highest level with procurement of over 13 thousand Metric Tons while its procurement period just concluded on 10th of this month.
About 47.53 Lakh farmers have already benefited from the ongoing procurement operations with MSP value of over 84 thousand crore rupees. Paddy procurement in the ongoing Kharif season is continuing smoothly in the procuring States with purchase of over 826 LMTs of paddy against the last year’s corresponding purchase of more than 743 LMT.
About 122.24 Lakh farmers have already benefited from the ongoing KMS procurement Operations with an MSP value of over one lakh 56 thousand crore rupees.
EW News Desk