Addressing the reporters, Swain said, “The cost of farming has grown up in the last year including the labour cost, pesticide cost and fuel price. So it is already hard for the farmers to sustain in farming. A hike of just Rs 100 in the MSP would not help our farmers taking the growing cost into consideration.”
The highest absolute increase in MSP over the previous year has been recommended for lentil (masur) and rapeseeds and mustard (Rs 400 per quintal each) followed by gram (Rs 130 per quintal).
Bhubaneswar: As expected, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today demanded for immediate stoppage of all construction activities taken up by Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi basin during the 12th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council held at New Delhi on Saturday. Patnaik also demand for constitution of a Tribunal for resolving the Mahanadi dispute at the […]