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Collector meeting of nodal officers engaged in levy paddy procurement

Collector meeting of nodal officers engaged in levy paddy procurement

Bemetra November 27, 2018- A joint meeting of the Nodal officers appointed at the level of food, marketing, district co-operative bank and procurement center was organized under the chairmanship of Collector Mahadev Kaware for review and effective implementation of the Paddy procurement in Kharif marketing year 2018-19. . In a meeting organized at the meeting room of the District Office, the collector instructed the nodal officers to perform physical verification of paddy and granules available in the procurement center on Saturday every week and said that strict action will be taken against any kind of negligence and disciplinary action in the paddy procurement. In the meeting, nodal officers were trained to make physical verification of paddy and rain water through mobile app. In the meeting, the officials of the Food Department promptly resolved the problems being faced by the nodal officers in the mobile application. Food officials said that during the last kharif season, two lakh 69 thousand metric tonnes of paddy was procured. The estimated target of procurement of paddy in the current season has been 4 lakh metric tons this year. Under the 54 cooperative societies in the district, the purchase of paddy through 86 rice production centers is in progress. The Collector took information from the Nodal officers of the District Cooperative Central Bank regarding payment to the farmers. Nodal Officer said that amount is transferred to the bank accounts of the farmers within two to three days according to the support price fixed by the government. Food officer Shri Bhupendra Mishra, District Marketing Officer Shri R. s. Nomadal officers appointed in all the Assistant Food Officers, Food Inspectors and Establishment Centers in addition to Mr. R.S. Kashyap, Nodal Officer of District Cooperative Central Bank were present.




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