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Over 443 lakh tonnes of paddy procured in Kharif Marketing Season 2021-22 


  • The Consumer Affairs Ministry said, over 47 lakh farmers have benefited from the procurement with Minimum Support Price value of around 87,000 crore rupees. 
  • It said, the paddy procurement is progressing smoothly at MSP from farmers, as it was done in previous years. 
  • The Ministry said, paddy has been procured from the procuring States and Union Territories of AP, Telangana, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, HP, Jharkhand, J&K, Kerala, MP, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, TN, UP, UK and Rajasthan.