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Paddy procurement to begin from October 1

Haryana Government has made all arrangements for the smooth procurement of paddy during the current Kharif season.

, ET Bureau|
Updated: Sep 25, 2013, 04.43 PM IST
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Haryana Government has made all arrangements for the smooth procurement of paddy during the current Kharif season.
Haryana Government has made all arrangements for the smooth procurement of paddy during the current Kharif season.
NEW DELHI: The Haryana Government has made all arrangements for the smooth procurement of paddy during the current Kharif season. The commencement of the procurement of paddy and bajra would start from October 1.

"The state government has arranged a sum of Rs 5108.80 crore from Reserve Bank of India making payment to the farmers for purchase of their produce,""said Food and Supplies minister,Mahender Pratap Singh.

He said that the minimum support price for procurement of common variety of paddy during this season has been fixed Rs1310 per quintal while for grade 'A' at Rs 1345 per quintal.

About 52 lakh tonnes of paddy was expected to arrive in the mandis during the current season and out of this about 16 lakh tonnes of paddy would be basmati and superior varieties while the remaining 36 lakh tonnes would be leviable.

Singh said six procurement agencies would procure the paddy during the kharif season. He said that Food and supplies department would purchase 33 %, Hafed 30 %t, Food Corporation of India 12 %, Haryana Warehousing Corporation 10 %, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation 10 % and Confed 5 % of the total paddy which would arrived in the mandis.

As many as 187 mandis had been set up in the state for the procurement of paddy while 53 mandis had been set up for the purchase of bajra in the state.
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