Preparation for paddy, maize procurement begins in State.

Government of Chhattisgarh in Kharif season 2018 would commence its paddy and maize procurement at minimum support price through Primary Agriculture Credit Cooperative Committees from Foundation Day of State, November 1. Food and Civil Supplies officers intimated that in state under 1,333 primary committees 1998 procurement centres have been made and target of 75 lakh MT paddy is expected in current year. With increase in production of Maize the target has been kept as 40,000 tonnes is likely to be procured from farmers.