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The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is a government ministry of India. The Ministry is headed by a Cabinet rank minister. The current Minister is Ram Vilas Paswan.
Paddy procurement has touched 658.61 lakh tonne in kharif marketing season (KMS) with an increase of 16.56 per cent compared to the corresponding last year so far, informed Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution here on Wednesday.
The paddy procurement in the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 has increased by 15.91 per cent as compared to that of last year.
Paddy procurement for the Kharif marketing season (KMS) 2020-21 is going on smoothly and the government continues to procure crops at MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP schemes as was done in previous seasons, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Monday.
A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur on Saturday destroyed 4.5 acres of standing paddy crop as he did not get a fair price for his produce.
The central government on Sunday said that over Rs 1,000 crore has been paid to 41,084 farmers for procurement of paddy on Minimum Support Price (MSP).
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday appealed to the central government for distributing free ration to the people of the state for next six months in view of COVID-19 outbreak.
Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said that around 10 states have written ...