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Millets are mostly cultivated in low-fertile lands, mountainous terrain, tribal and rain-fed areas in states such as Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.(File Photo)

Millets to be procured at MSP for public distribution system: Agri minister

Hindustan Times. New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 11:22 PM IST
The agriculture ministry has started a new programme to focus on millets or coarse cereal production, mostly grown by small and poor farmers
The move would directly benefit the farmers as they would get adequate price for their farm produce.(HT File)
The move would directly benefit the farmers as they would get adequate price for their farm produce.(HT File)

U’khand govt to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 09:51 PM IST
In a “maiden initiative” by the Uttarakhand government aimed to enhance farmers’ income, the state-owned Mandi Parishad (whole sale market) will directly buy farm produce like millets and food grains from them
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