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Tag: Paddy Procurement In Odisha

Farmers Protest Over Slow Procurement In Odisha
54% Paddy Procured in 92-Days In Odisha: Data Shows Panchayat Poll Years Worse Than Natural Disaster

Only 6.9 lakh farmers could sell at MSP in Odisha as against a massive 21.05 lakh in Chhattisgarh

Paddy Procurement Woes Haunt Farmers In CM Naveen’s Home Turf
Paddy Procurement Woes Haunt Farmers In CM Naveen’s Home Turf

Hundreds of farmers from three Panchayats of Beguniapada Block in Ganjam, the home district of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, slept on the road throughout the night amid the winter chill protesting alleged inadequate procurement of paddy. 

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Paddy Procurement: Only 20% Farmers Avail MSP In Odisha, says CACP

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 […]

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Rabi Paddy Procurement In Odisha: 'Registration Guidelines For Sharecroppers Unfortunate'

Bhubaneswar: While the online registration of farmers for procurement of Rabi paddy has begun, some changes in the guidelines for the crop procurement from sharecroppers have raised serious concerns. As per the State government’s registration guidelines for the procurement of paddy for Rabi crop season, which is scheduled to commence from May 1, a sharecropper […]

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Odisha Assembly In Turmoil: Only 40 Days Left For Kharif Procurement, 32% Registered Farmers Yet To Sell!

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Assembly is virtually in turmoil for the second consecutive day on Friday. The opposition – BJP and Congress – are in a paddy over the ‘messy paddy procurement’ by the State government. The entire opposition was up in arms today. And the grim news from Nuapada came in the evening hours, […]

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Odisha Urges Centre For Releasing Paddy Procurement Subsidy

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to release subsidy for the paddy procurement during the ongoing kharif marketing season (KMS), a minister said. The central government has released Rs 1,434.90 crore subsidy as against a claim of Rs 4,307.17 crore for the quarter ending December, 2019, state Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister […]

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'Odisha Govt Is Intentionally Coming Up With Anti-Farmer Policies'

Bhubaneswar: Recently, Western Odisha witnessed massive protests by farmers against the introduction of the token system in paddy procurement. The agitation subsided after the government assured the farmers that those without tokens can also sell their paddy. However, the farmers have once again hit the streets in the region alleging that the State government made […]

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Ruling-BJD MLA Questions Odisha Govt's Token System In Paddy Procurement

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concerns amid the ongoing row over the token system for paddy procurement in western Odisha, especially in Sambalpur and Bargarh districts, ruling-BJD’s Bargarh MLA Debesh Acharya today questioned the rationale behind putting farmers in trouble in the name of transparency. “How far is it justified to put farmers in trouble on the pretext […]

Odisha Cabinet Approves Major Proposals On Paddy Procurement, ISBT

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved several proposals at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Loka Seva Bhawan, which include the revision of Kharif Marketing Season (KMS), 2019 policy and construction of a modern Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Baramunda in Bhubaneswar. Speaking to media persons after the meeting, chief […]

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Paddy Procurement In Odisha To Begin From Nov 1

Bhubaneswar: The Kharif paddy procurement will start from November 1 across Odisha, informed Food Supplies and Cooperation Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Wednesday. Speaking to the media persons, Swain informed that a total of 11.56 lakh farmers have registered themselves to take part in the Paddy Procurement Automation System (P-PAS) to sell paddy during the Kharif […]

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Minister Paints Rosy Picture Of Paddy Procurement In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Ranendra Pratap Swain, on Wednesday expressed assurance that the paddy procurement centres in Odisha are operating according to the guidelines and instructions laid down by his department. Answering to Opposition’s questions on paddy procurement issues in the State, the minister confidently said that with the arrangements done […]

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Odisha to stop paddy procurement 2 months ahead of schedule

Bhubaneswar: While on one hand huge quantities of paddy are lying in the open at various mandis across the State due to alleged lapses, the State government’s decision to close the paddy procurement process for Kharif season two months in advance has drawn sharp criticisms. As per information, the Food and Supplies department has decided […]

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