The Punjab authorities paid Rs 5,334 crore to over 1.8 lakh farmers below the minimal assist worth, or MSP, assure in a single day on Friday, the Aam Aadmi Social gathering’s (AAP) Bhagwant Mann authorities mentioned in a press release at this time.
One other Rs 1,500 crore has been accredited for cost on this procurement season and can be launched as soon as the banks open tomorrow, Punjab Meals, Civil Provides and Client Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak mentioned within the assertion.
The minister mentioned the AAP authorities made the funds owing to the dedication made by Mr Mann to farmers for hassle-free paddy procurement.
Mr Kataruchak mentioned the state has purchased 144 tonnes of paddy on this season until yesterday.
To this point, a complete of Rs 25,425 crore has been credited into the financial institution accounts of 6.5 lakh farmers below the MSP scheme until Friday, the minister mentioned.
“The state authorities will buy each single grain produced with the sweat and toil of farmers,” Mr Kataruchak mentioned.
Rahul Bhandari, the Principal Secretary of Meals and Civil Provides, mentioned MSP funds have been made seamlessly.
Mr Bhandari mentioned virtually all paddy has been procured and transported from the Majha belt, and many of the crop arrivals are actually concentrated within the Malwa belt.
Greater than 98 per cent of paddy procured 72 hours in the past has been transported, in keeping with reviews from the districts, the officer mentioned.
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