New Delhi: Within the ongoing Kharif Advertising and marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Authorities continues to obtain Kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per current MSP Schemes, as was carried out in earlier seasons.
Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is constant easily within the procuring States & UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tripura with buy of over 639.87 LMTs of paddy as much as 14.02.2021.This is a rise of 15.42 % towards the final yr corresponding buy of 554.35 LMT. Out of the whole buy of 639.87 LMT, Punjab alone has contributed 202.82 LMT which is 31.69% of whole procurement.
About 91.92 Lac farmers have already been benefitted from the continued KMS procurement Operations with MSP worth of Rs. 1,20,808.81 Crore.
Additional, primarily based on the proposal from the States, approval was accorded for procurement of 51.92 LMT of Pulse and Oilseeds of Kharif Advertising and marketing Season 2020 for the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh beneath Worth Help Scheme (PSS). The sanction for procurement of 1.23 LMT of Copra (the perennial crop) for the States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala was additionally given. Additional, primarily based on the involved State Govt. proposals, the sanction for procurement of 15.87 LMT of Pulse and Oilseeds of Rabi Advertising and marketing Season 2020-2021 for the States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, was additionally given. For different States/UTs, approval may even be accorded on receipt of proposals for procurement of Pulses, Oilseeds and Copra beneath PSS in order that procurement of FAQ grade of those crops may be made at notified MSP for the yr 2020-21 instantly from the registered farmers, if the market price goes beneath MSP in the course of the notified harvesting interval within the respective States/UTs by the Central Nodal Businesses via State nominated procuring companies.
Upto 14.02.2021, the Authorities via its Nodal Businesses has procured 3,09,134.83 MT of Moong, Urad, Tur, Groundnut Pods and Soyabean having MSP worth of Rs.1,664.79Crores benefitting 1,67,637 farmers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana and Rajasthan.
Equally, 5089 MT of copra (the perennial crop) having MSP worth of Rs.52.40 crore has been procured benefitting 3961 farmers in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu upto14.02.2021. At current, in respect of Copra and Urad, charges are ruling above MSP in a lot of the main producing States. The respective State/UTs Governments are making crucial preparations for graduation of procurement from the date as determined by the respective States primarily based on the arrivals of Pulses and Oilseeds.
Procurement operations of seed cotton (Kapas) beneath MSP are happening easily within the States of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Karnataka. Until 14.02.2021 a amount of 91,36,156 cotton bales valuing Rs.26,646.24Crore has been procured benefitting 18,91,013 farmers.