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Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this delay in the process of lifting rice by the FCI affected paddy procurement drive. (Videograb)

CM Bhupesh Baghel complains to PM Modi over paddy procurement delay

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 05:43 PM IST
A press note issued by the Chhattisgarh government said that PM Modi assured the CM of taking appropriate action in this regard.
Farmers of Chhattisgarh will now be able to lodge complaints about any kind of error in the procurement system and can get kind of financial assistance by calling on 112 .(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
Farmers of Chhattisgarh will now be able to lodge complaints about any kind of error in the procurement system and can get kind of financial assistance by calling on 112 .(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Chhattisgarh farmers can now call emergency helpline for paddy procurement grievances

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 06:27 PM IST
Senior officials have been told to include farmers’ grievances redressal service under Dial 112 which would be provided to the farmers during the paddy procurement season.
Labourers load sacks of newly harvested paddy crop on a truck.(Representative Photo/PTI)
Labourers load sacks of newly harvested paddy crop on a truck.(Representative Photo/PTI)

Bihar govt to begin paddy procurement next week, targets 30 lakh MT

Hindustan times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:45 PM IST
The cooperative department of the Bihar government aims to procure around 30 lakh metric tonne of paddy from the farmers at the minimum support price of 1,868 per quintal, up 53 from the last year.
With the festive and sowing season round the corner, the delay has caused consternation among farmers and agricultural workers.(HT PHOTO)
With the festive and sowing season round the corner, the delay has caused consternation among farmers and agricultural workers.(HT PHOTO)

Paddy procurement: Haryana’s paddy farmers, arhtiyas await payment

Hindustan Times | By Neeraj Mohan, Karnal
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Government agencies have already procured around 30 lakh tonnes or 50% of the 60 lakh tonne target
Purchase of paddy crop by government agencies has started at only three centres — Rajpura, Nabha and Samana — in the district.(HT PHOTO)
Purchase of paddy crop by government agencies has started at only three centres — Rajpura, Nabha and Samana — in the district.(HT PHOTO)
This time yield is 60 quintal per hectare as compared to 65 quintal per hectare last year.(HT File)
This time yield is 60 quintal per hectare as compared to 65 quintal per hectare last year.(HT File)

Paddy procurement: Punjab likely to miss target as yield reduces by 15%

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Ramban, Patiala
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Farmers blame rain spell for low yield this year.
At this time, 30% of the state’s paddy fields will be harvested, delayed due to rain, all more or less in sync.(HT Photo)
At this time, 30% of the state’s paddy fields will be harvested, delayed due to rain, all more or less in sync.(HT Photo)

Punjab’s readiness to tackle stubble burning will be put to test from October 10

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Prabhjit Singh, Bathinda
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 10:07 AM IST
30% of Punjab’s fields would be harvested in districts like Bathinda and Mansa from October 10; over 10 lakh tonne of stubble will have to be managed.
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