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Farmers receive MSP worth Rs 2,356 crore during 2022-23 Kharif season

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In the ongoing marketing season of 2022-23 in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu, a total of 1,16,761 farmers have benefitted with (MSP) value of Rs 2,356.30 crore.


In the marketing season of 2021-22, as many as 130.87 lakh farmers benefitted with value of Rs 1,72,898,89 crore, the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs said.


A quantity of 11.44 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured till October 5 in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and Tamil Nadu during marketing season of 2022-23.


During the Kharif marketing season of 2021-22, 882 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured till October 5, an official statement said.


In addition to this, 43,733 rakes of food grains with an approximate quantity of 1,225 lakh metric tonnes have been loaded between March 24 and October 5, 2022, the ministry said.


–IANS


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