New Delhi: The federal government on Wednesday raised the minimal help worth (MSP) of paddy marginally by Rs 72 per quintal to Rs 1,940 per quintal for the 2021-22 crop yr, whereas the charges of different kharif crops have been additionally hiked.
Paddy is the principle kharif crop, the sowing of which has begun with the onset of the Southwest monsoon. The Met Division has projected a traditional monsoon for the June-September interval.
The choice taken by the Cupboard headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will assist farmers take a name on which kharif (summer season) crop to develop as sowing picks with the unfold of the Southwest monsoon.
Briefing reporters after the Cupboard assembly, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar once more dispelled apprehensions about MSP saying, “MSP (on farm crops) is there, is being hiked and can proceed in future as effectively”.
The Cupboard has authorised a rise within the MSP of paddy (frequent selection) to Rs 1,940 per quintal for the 2021-22 crop yr (July-June) from Rs 1,868 per quintal within the year-ago interval.
Equally, the MSP of Bajra has been elevated to Rs 2,250 per quintal for the present yr from Rs 2,150 per quintal final yr, he stated.
MSP has been elevated recurrently and its profit is reaching farmers, the minister stated.
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