Centre to start procurement of paddy under MSP scheme in Punjab & Haryana
- The Union Govt has decided that the procurement of paddy under Minimum Support Price operation will commence from 11th of this month in Punjab and Haryana.
- The Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry has advised all agencies to gear up to help farmers.
- The Ministry said, widespread rainfall has been experienced across Punjab and Haryana during the 2nd fortnight of September this year.
- Untimely showers have affected the standing paddy crop in both the agrarian states.