State - wide campaign of Paddy and maize procurement commenced

                On the first day the Chief Minister conducted a surprise inspection of the Paddy Purchase Center


Raipur :In order to give the farmers a fair price for their produce, the state-wide special drive of purchasing paddy and corn under Chhattisgarh support price policy started from today.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has given his best wishes for the success of the campaign. Dr. Singh conducted a surprise inspection of the Paddy Purchase Center at village Anjora in Rajnandgaon district on the first day today. While talking to the farmers coming to sell paddy there, they informed the state government about the facilities being provided in the earning centers for procurement of paddy and maize.
In this center Smt Kamladevi of village Magralota also came with 123 katta paddy. Until the arrival of Dr. Singh, there had been 293 quintals of paddy coming in there. The Chief Minister also informed the farmers about their cultivation and crop etc. They also looked at scales and distributions and also tested the quality of paddy. Dr. Singh appealed to the farmers to bring paddy to the well and clean it and sell it for selling.
It is worth noting that in the current kharif marketing year 2017-18, the maximum limit for purchasing of paddy from farmers has been fixed with 15 quintal linking per acre. The Directorate of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection has issued instructions from the Ministry (Mahanadi Bhavan) to all the district collectors and other relevant officials in the state by issuing circulars to the purchase work.