Over 60,000 farmers have registered with the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED) in the last four days for selling their groundnut produce to the government at minimum support price (MSP).
These farmers can sell around 1.4 lakh tonnes of groundnut to the government.
An official release from the government stated that 60,583 farmers had enrolled themselves at registration centres opened at 80 agricultural produce market committee (APMC) yards in the state.
The registration process began on the first of this month. The registration process will go till the end of the month and government will start procuring groundnut from farmers through NAFED from November 15.