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The paddy procurement season is Bihar it to begin from next week.(HT PHOTO)

Ahead of paddy procurement in Bihar, agencies threaten to stop work if dues not cleared

Hindustan Times, Bhabua | By Prasun K Mishra
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Primary agriculture credit societies (PACS) and Vayapar Mandals in Kaimur and Rohtas districts of Bihar threatening to stay from from procurement work if the state food corporation (SFC) and cooperative banks did clear a backlog of payment for the last three seasons.
There is a shortage of jute sacks in the market because of Covid-19, which is the reason behind the delay in procurement, said Chhattisgarh agriculture minister. (HT Photo)
There is a shortage of jute sacks in the market because of Covid-19, which is the reason behind the delay in procurement, said Chhattisgarh agriculture minister. (HT Photo)

‘No cash with farmers’: BJP after Chhattisgarh delays paddy procurement

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:51 AM IST
The BJP questioned where will the farmer store his paddy as harvesting began 15 days ago. Earlier the procurement used to happen on November 1, the date has now been pushed to December 1.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a high-level review meeting with officials of the agriculture and marketing departments to discuss the procurement of agriculture produce from farmers this season. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a high-level review meeting with officials of the agriculture and marketing departments to discuss the procurement of agriculture produce from farmers this season. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)

‘Officers will visit villages to buy entire paddy’: KCR messages farmers

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 11:36 PM IST
Telangana chief minister KCR also assured that the government would ensure minimum support price to the farmers for their produce.
In the Kharif marketing year 2019-20, about 83 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured till Thursday evening, the government said.(PTI File Photo)
In the Kharif marketing year 2019-20, about 83 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured till Thursday evening, the government said.(PTI File Photo)

Largest paddy procurement since state’s formation: Chhattisgarh govt

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 03:52 PM IST
In November 2019, the Congress government had decided to procure paddy at Rs 1835 per quintal, at the Centre fixed rate but also said it is committed to fulfilling all the promises made to the state’s farmers.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel . (Photo @bhupeshbaghel
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel . (Photo @bhupeshbaghel

Chattisgarh CM says will procure paddy at MSP, compensate farmers separately

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that the notified minimum support price and the difference amount will also be transferred into the farmers’ account.
Standing paddy crop, green fodder and vegetables on hundreds of acres have submerged at several villages in Sonepat’s Gohana due to the rise in water level following the recent spells of rain.(Vidya Subramanian/Hindustan Times (Representative))
Standing paddy crop, green fodder and vegetables on hundreds of acres have submerged at several villages in Sonepat’s Gohana due to the rise in water level following the recent spells of rain.(Vidya Subramanian/Hindustan Times (Representative))

Paddy, vegetables grown in Sonepat submerged as water level rises

Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2019 03:46 AM IST
Bichpadi and Kheri Damkan villages were the worst affected, where farmers are claiming that it’s the fourth consecutive year that they are facing such situation.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

93,000-tonne paddy procured in Punjab

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 09:51 AM IST
Government agencies procured 84,404 tonnes while 8,940 tonnes was procured by private millers.
The missing paddy was sent to owner Verru Mal’s mill in the kharif season of 2017, but on checking it was found missing.(HT File Photo)
The missing paddy was sent to owner Verru Mal’s mill in the kharif season of 2017, but on checking it was found missing.(HT File Photo)

12 officials under scanner as Rs 40-crore paddy goes missing

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber & Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 11:36 AM IST
Scam came to light when Amritsar rice mill owner was found missing with 400 truckloads of crop.
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