Approximately 492.60 LMT of paddy has been procured till December 26, 2022
The Food and Public Distribution Ministry said that in the ongoing Kharif marketing season 2022-23 in states, 58.10 lakhs farmers benefitted with an MSP value of Rs.1,01,475.06 crore.
Approximately 492.60 LMT of paddy has been procured till December 26, in various procuring states in Kharif marketing season 2022-23.
A total of 47,621 rakes of foodgrains with an approximate quantity of 1,333 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) have been loaded from March 24, 2020, to December 26, 2022. This is 18 percent higher than the number of rakes moved during the corresponding period, i.e., from March 24, 2019, to December 26, 2021, it said.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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