Odisha Information 18% Extra Paddy Procurement In 2019


Bhubaneswar: Regardless of State-wide conundrum over the protest on the token system of paddy procurement not too long ago, Odisha authorities on Monday knowledgeable that the State has recorded 18 per cent hike in paddy procurement this 12 months as in comparison with final 12 months.

State Meals and Provides Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain whereas addressing mediapersons immediately knowledgeable that the state authorities has collected round 3, 39, 65,465 quintals of paddy from farmers by December 7.

Swain clarified that final 12 months the federal government was capable of gather solely 30, 89,908 quintals of paddy throughout the identical interval.

As many as 1, 42,932 farmers have acquired token for paddy procurement in as many as 1,971 mandis throughout 19 districts, mentioned Swain.

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