About 49.20 lakh farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing RMS procurement operations with MSP value of Rs 85,603.57 crore.
Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha has recorded normal rainfall this Monsoon, the revelation to the fore is the coverage of paddy sowing in State has slid by a whopping nearly 7 per cent till August end. As per the data available with the State Agriculture Department, the coverage of paddy cultivation till August end this year […]
Koraput: Farmers in Koraput district are up in arms against state government’s proposal to engage women self-help groups (SHGs) to procure paddy during the Kharif Marketing Season beginning November. Alleging that women SHGs lack infrastructure and do not have experience for the job, the farmers in the district demanded that the crop should be procured […]
Bhubaneswar: It’s a big development. The strange paradox bugging State’s much touted e-procurement system is while the procured paddy/rice quantum had shown a spike over the years, the number of farmers benefitted had shown a significant deceleration. Consider this. In Odisha, the number of farmers benefitted from the Minimum Support Price (MSP) announced by Centre […]