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Raipur: Will buy 15 quintals of paddy per acre in any condition from farmers, whether to extend the time or to purchase paddy number of installments: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel

Raipur: Will buy 15 quintals of paddy per acre in any condition from farmers, whether to extend the time or to purchase paddy number of installments: Mr. Bhupesh Baghel

Committees will ensure paddy purchase according to their capacity
Chief Minister appealed to farmers not to heed rumors
Till date, 9 lakh 34 thousand 726 metric tons of paddy purchased: payment of one thousand 40 crore rupees to one lakh 76 thousand farmers


Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has assured the farmers of the state that the state government will procure paddy from farmers at the rate of 15 quintals per acre, irrespective of whether the time for paddy procurement is increased or the number of paddy purchase installments. Suppose to deposit in three ferry or five ferry, then it will be increased if required. The committees will ensure procurement of paddy according to their capacity like fork weight, number of hamlets etc. The Chief Minister was discussing with media representatives before leaving for a tour of Balod and Balodabazar district at Police Line Grounds here this morning.

    The Chief Minister appealed to the farmers not to pay attention to the rumors being spread regarding the paddy purchase, saying that the runoff is spreading those who have been brokering paddy procurement and consuming paddy from other states in Chhattisgarh. Used to disturb paddy weighing and transporting. The Chief Minister said that the State Government has taken several steps to ensure smooth and orderly arrangement of paddy purchase. If any officers or employees harass the farmers undeservedly, strict action will be taken against them.
   Mr. Baghel said that the government of Chhattisgarh is the government of farmers. The interest of farmers is paramount. The farmers have full faith in the state government. I assure that the interests of the farmers will be taken care of.

Till date, a total of 9 lakh 34 thousand 726 metric tons of paddy has been purchased, while one lakh 76 thousand 275 farmers have been paid Rs one thousand 40 crore.
Surprising inspection of various paddy procurement centers in the state for the second consecutive day of the Chief Secretary
Chief Secretary arrives at Jhakharpara Paddy Procurement Center in Odisha
 Small and for issuing tokens for paddy purchase
Instructions to give priority to marginal farmers

 On the instructions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Secretary Mr. R.P. The Mandal was inspected randomly for the second day today and inspected the arrangements made there. The Chief Secretary reached the Jhakharpara Paddy Procurement Center situated in the border bordering Odisha state of Gariaband district today by helicopter. He directed the Committee Manager, Tehsildar, SDM and Food Officer to do the work of paddy procurement as per the procedures laid down for paddy procurement here. The Chief Secretary also interacted with the farmers present there and assured them to issue tokens for the purchase of paddy as per the capacity of the committee and to purchase paddy from all the genuine farmers at the rate of 15 quintals per acre from their registered acreage. He directed the officers to give priority to small and marginal farmers for issuing tokens for paddy purchase.

    It is important to note that Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has said that the farmers of the state do not have to worry about any kind. The state government will buy the entire paddy. The farmers are getting paid on time. They should stay away from the rumors being spread regarding the purchase of paddy. If needed, the time of purchase of paddy and the number of installments will also be increased. Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel has instructed the Chief Secretary to check the arrangement of paddy procurement centers, under which the Chief Secretary along with a team of officers visited various districts of the state for two days and inspected the arrangements of the procurement centers there. Have been.

    The Chief Secretary inspected the Paddy Procurement Centers located at Chirachari in Rajnandgaon district, Rengakhar in Kawardha district, Pandarbhatta in Mungeli district, Kota-Pipsarai-Bharari-Navra in Bilaspur district, Charpara in Janjgir-Champa district on December 9. During the inspection, he talked to the farmers directly and got information about the paddy purchase system. Farmers said that farmers are being given full support in paddy procurement centers. Shri Mandal also saw the online information being registered regarding registration and payment of farmers in paddy procurement centers. In Rengakhar, the farmer said that the message of money deposited in the mobile account has come. In Panderbhatta Mungeli, old farmers were also found selling paddy on tokens. The Chief Secretary has also instructed the District Collectors to form a milling scheme to get more and more paddy off the procurement centers by the millers. Dr. Kamalpreet Singh, Secretary, Food Department, Smt. Shammi Abidi, Managing Director of Markfed, Collector and Superintendent of Police were present on the occasion.


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