The Gujarat govt on Wednesday declared procurement of kharif crops these as paddy, maize, millet, moong, urad and soyabean at the MSP prices. The procurement of paddy, maize and millet will occur between Oct sixteen and December 31, whilst that for moong, urad and soybean will acquire place between November 2 and January thirty, the State Cupboard mentioned.
The Gujarat State Civil Materials Corporation will be the nodal company in coordination with NAFED. On line registration will continue till Oct 29 for paddy, maize and millet. Procurement will continue till December 31.
The State govt has set up 92 procurement centres for paddy, sixty one for maize, 57 for millet, seventy one for moong, eighty for urad and sixty centres for soyabean.So significantly 2.eight lakh farmers have registered for groundnut procurement, which will commence from Oct twenty. The State govt has proposed to procure about 13.sixty six lakh tonnes of groundnut.