CM Bhupesh Baghel. Targeted the central government. (File)
CM Bhupesh Baghel said that the farmers know where the market is over. Like, Bihar is selling paddy one thousand rupees quintal. In Chhattisgarh, the government is buying MSP for Rs 1868. The farmers are clearly seeing the difference between the two.
The Chief Minister says that in Chhattisgarh, the government is buying MSP for Rs 1868. The farmers are clearly seeing the difference between the two. They told that they were buying up to 2500 rupees in the state. The central government said that if the bonus is given to the farmers, they will not buy rice. Then buying in MSP and giving 10 thousand rupees acres to farmers in Rajiv Gandhi Justice Scheme. The Chief Minister said that the Central Government had agreed to purchase 60 lakh metric tonnes of paddy. Now only 24 lakh metric tons is being purchased. It is expected that the Union Government will increase it to 60 lakh metric tons in the budget.
Chhattisgarh created a record for paddy purchase
On support price in chhattisgarh Bought paddy The 20-year record has been broken. The highest ever 84.44 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased here. There is still 10 more days to buy paddy at the support price. In the 20 years of the formation of this state of Chhattisgarh, this year has become the record of highest paddy purchase. In the current season, 84 lakh 44 thousand metric tons of paddy has been purchased till January 21, which is 50 thousand metric tons more than the total amount of paddy purchased from 83.94 lakh metric tons last year, while 10 days are yet to be purchased. . So far, 19 lakh 54 thousand 332 farmers of the state have sold paddy at the support price. For custom milling, millers received DO of 27 lakh 70 thousand 693 MT of paddy. Has been released, against which 25 lakh 45 thousand 512 metric tonnes of paddy has been taken up so far.ALSO READ: Nalanda News: A banquet hall became a police station in Bihar, where the party used to be fierce on the roof, such an open poll
In the year 2017-18, 56.88 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was purchased in the state. At the same time, 80.83 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was purchased in the year 2018-19 and 83.94 lakh metric tonnes in the year 2019-20 at the support price. The number of registered farmers has also increased from year to year. The number of farmers registered to sell paddy in the year 2017-18 was 15.77 lakhs, it increased to 16.96 lakhs in the year 2018-19 and 19.55 lakhs in the year 2019-20. This year there has also been a record increase in the number of farmers registered to sell paddy on support price, which is 21.52 lakh.