kharif crop

Paddy worth Rs 47,644 cr bought at MSP benefitting 13.5 lakh farmers

Paddy procurement for Kharif marketing season 2022-23 (October-September) is progressing smoothly in 13 States/Union Territories -- Punjab, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, J-K, Kerala, Telangana, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu with purchase of over 231 lakh tonne.

Unseasonal Rain Worry For Odisha Farmers

The coastal State had recorded the highest monsoon rainfall deficit in over two decades in the current year with a deficiency of 29% than the average rainfall in September.