Tag: Koraput Farmers

Paddy procurement
Koraput Farmers Allege Irregularities In Paddy Procurement

Koraput: At a time when the Odisha government is coming up with a series of initiatives for smooth paddy procurement in the State, allegations about irregularities in the farmers’ registration for the process have cropped up at several mandis in Kusumi and Kotpad blocks here in the district. Many farmers of these blocks have alleged […]

Token-less Farmers Of South Odisha Up In Arms Against Govt

Koraput: While the State government somehow managed to convince the farmers of Western Odisha to withdraw their protest against the newly-introduced centralised token system for procurement of paddy, the farmers of South Odisha mainly in Koraput district have now launched protests allegedly due to non-receipt of tokens restricting sale of paddy. Even though paddy procurement […]

Odisha's Koraput Farmers Against Govt Paddy Plan For SHGs

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 […]