New Delhi, October 2
As much as 1,97,136 MT has been procured from Punjab, Haryana and UP till October 1 in the 2020-21 kharif marketing season, the Agriculture Ministry said today. The total number of farmers benefitted are 15,705 and the MSP outflow is Rs 372.194 crore. The pace of paddy procurement will pick up in a week’s time, it said.
Meanwhile, the 2020-21 cotton season also started yesterday. — TNS