Paddy procurement at MSP get huge response from the farmers
By Our Correspondent
Agartala, Updated: January 21, 2022, 06:18:09 AM
The paddy procurement drive at minimum support price has received huge response from the farming community as the department procured 80 MTs of paddy in one day in a center at Tarapur School ground in Mohonpur Block.
The procurement started from the first part of this month and to be continued till the first part of the next month. This year the state government has increased the procurement price of the paddy at Rs 19.45 per kg that has created huge gain for the producers.
At Tarapur ground the farmers lined up to sell their products from the morning and the procurement continued till the afternoon. Dr Uttam Saha, Superintendent of Agriculture told the reporters that the camp will continue till January 30 and they are expecting that they will be able to procure more than 400 MT of paddy from this center alone. After that they will organize a similar camp at Berimura under Bamutia Block and campaigning for that has already been started. (Tripurainfo)