Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Paddy procurement


Haryana highway blockade ends as farmers relent after assurance on paddy procurement

September 25, 2022 2:03 am

The Haryana government has accepted both our demands, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni said.

Paddy procurement: CM Mann warns of action if farmers face inconvenience

September 21, 2022 7:42 am

Presiding over a meeting of officials of procurement agencies, Mann asked them to gear up for procurement and expressed satisfaction that the state had already arranged sufficient baardana for the season well in advance and directed its optimal placement in all mandis.

Amid demand from Opp, Haryana plans to prepone paddy procurement

September 15, 2022 6:32 am

JP Dalal told The Indian Express: “For the past three-four years, every year the procurement is done a little earlier than the previous year.

Scientists track cause of mystery paddy dwarfing in Punjab and Haryana

August 23, 2022 7:02 am

Scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), who had collected samples of plants from farmers’ fields – which showed symptoms of stunting and yellowing — have undertaken their electron microscopy analysis and DNA isolation through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technique.

Telangana CM KCR orders release of paddy procurement dues to farmers after BJP letter

June 22, 2022 9:33 pm

BJP and TRS members engage in war of words over non-payment of dues to farmers.

14 of 15 states had asked for higher MSP for paddy than what Centre announced

June 13, 2022 7:31 am

On June 8, the Centre announced the MSP at the rate of Rs 2,040 per quintal for paddy (Common) and Rs 2,060 per quintal for paddy (Grade A) for the kharif marketing season 2022-23.

Punjab: Initial CCEs witness highest ever paddy yield to date, but bad weather destroys farmers’ dreams of bumper crop

November 08, 2021 3:25 am

Untimely rains coupled with hail storms again in the middle of harvesting stage on October 23-24 spoiled the crop and now the remaining crop cutting experiments will show whether the yield remains same or decreases.

Punjab: 80% paddy procured, state to shut 300 mandis by Nov 10

November 07, 2021 4:59 am

This is for the first time that such an order has been passed by the government for closing mandis before the end of harvesting season.

Paddy purchase cap, demand for land records attempt to benefit private players: Farm unions

October 10, 2021 12:26 pm

"There is an interlinked threat to both MSP and APMC, by putting limits on purchasing,” state general secretary BKU (Dakunda), Jagmohan Singh, and president of BKU (Kadian), Harmeet Singh Kadian, said in a joint statement.

After protests in Haryana and Punjab, Centre relents, paddy procurement to begin today

October 03, 2021 7:40 am

The Centre's move comes amid the ongoing farmer agitation and fresh protests in both the states over the decision to delay procurement.