12.21 LMT paddy procured in Kharif Marketing Season 2023-24 in three states benefitting 99,675 farmers

Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2023-24 has commenced recently and upto 03.10.2023, a quantity of 12.21 LMT of paddy has been procured in the states of Tamil Nadu, Punjab & Haryana, benefitting 99,675 farmers with MSP (Minimum Support Price) value of ₹2689.77 crore.

As per PIB, recently a total of 1.89 LMT wheat and 0.05 LMT rice was sold to 2255 bidders during the 15th e-auction under Open Market Sale Scheme (Domestic) (OMSS[D]) held on Wednesday, 04th October, 2023. A quantity of 2.01 LMT wheat from 481 depots and 4.87 LMT rice from 264 depots were offered from across the country.

(Source: PIB)


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