Govt’s paddy procurement reaches 741.62 lakh tons so far in 2021-22 season

The paddy procurement is progressing smoothly in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22 at MSP from farmers, as was done in previous years. A quantity of 741.62 LMT of Paddy has been procured in KMS 2021-22 upto March 27, 2022 in the procuring States/UTs of Chandigarh, Gujarat, Assam, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Telangana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal, NEF (Tripura), Bihar, Odisha, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. As per the government released data, till now about 105.14 Lakh farmers have been benefitted with MSP value of Rs1,45,358.13 crore.