Hundreds of farmers blocked State Highway-26 by placing paddy-laden tractors on road alleging irregularities and confusion in token distribution at Deogaon PACS.
Bhubaneswar: With only a dozen days left for the Kharif procurement season in Odisha to end, the shocker is only 79 per cent of registered farmers have sold their paddy at MSP. As per the data available with the Odisha Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, only 11.6 lakh, from a total of 14.72 lakh […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when farmers across Odisha are grappling with problems due to lapses in mandis, claims of Odisha Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister, Surjya Narayan Patro that paddy procurement target has been achieved, has drawn the ire of opposition parties. While speaking to reporters, Patro today informed that paddy is being procured […]