CM KCR stood for Telangana State business purpose…
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao participated in the apex council meeting chaired by Union Water Power Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat at Pragati Bhavan on Tuesday and clarified Telangana’s stance. CM KCR have done good so far and it’s required to know more…
- CHIEF MINISTER’S OFFICE
2. GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA
- PRESS RELEASE DATE: 06-10-2020
CM KCR stood for Telangana State, has made it clear that the state government would purchase the Paddy and Cotton cultivated in this rainy season. The CM has instructed the officials concerned to purchase the entire Paddy in the State by setting up 6,000 purchasing Centers. And ensure that every grain of Paddy is purchased and farmers are not put under any problem on the matter.
CM KCR stood for Telangana State, reiterated that the government’s aim is to stand with farmers. And at every stage from extending financial assistance for crop investment to purchasing the produce.
CM KCR held a high-level review meeting here at Pragathi Bhavan on Tuesday on issues, pertaining to purchase of the rainy season crops. The Chief Minister said that in the Telangana State, crops are cultivated at a record level in 134.87 Lakh acres. Of this, paddy was cultivated in 52.77 Lakh acres, Cotton in 60.36 Lakh acres and Red Gram in 10.78 Lakh acres.
CM KCR stood for Telangana State & More…
He said paddy would be procured completely through IKP Centers, Cooperative Societies, and marketing department. CM also urged farmers not to go in for any distress sale. He said if the Paddy is with below 17 per cent moisture, the government would give Rs 1,888 per Quintal for A grade variety. Rs 1,868 per Quintal for the B grade variety as the Minimum Support Price.
KCR also urged farmers to bring in dried Paddy to get the MSP and not to bring paddy with more moisture, which may create problems. The Chief Minister said guidelines regarding the purchase of Paddy would be released in a day or two. And agriculture, marketing and Civil Supplies department would work in coordination on the matter.
He said, efforts are on to procure Cotton through Cotton Corporation of India. Continuous discussions are taking place with the CCI in this regard. CM also instructed the officials to clear any doubts the farmers may express through the Call Centers.