1.80 lakh m bought in UP from farmers in 14 days. Ton of wheat, e-pop machines are being used

1.80 lakh m bought in UP from farmers in 14 days.  Ton wheat

1.80 lakh m bought in UP from farmers in 14 days. Ton wheat

The UP government claims that new records are being created everyday in wheat procurement. In 12 days, the government received one lakh m from the farmers. If you buy a ton of wheat, in 14 days this quantity is 1.80 lakh mt. Tons are done.

New Delhi. There is a crowd of farmers at the wheat procurement centers built in UP. Farmers are selling their wheat on MSP. The UP government claims that every day new records are being made in wheat procurement. In 12 days, the government received one lakh m from the farmers. If you buy a ton of wheat, then this quantity is 1.80 lakh mt in 14 days. Tons are done. Not only this, the Covid protocol is also being taken full care of at the procurement centers. For the first time, e-pop machines are also being used. At the same time, for the first time, the government encouraged competition by involving the Farmers Producer Organization (FPO) in wheat procurement. Efforts are being made to reduce the problems of farmers by purchasing wheat within a radius of 10 km of their fields.

Wheat procurement is creating new history every day

Wheat procurement has been started in UP from April 1. In the last 12 days, a record of purchasing one lakh metric tons of wheat has been made. While by April 14 this figure of procurement reached 1.80 lakh metric tons. The Yogi government has left the previous governments far behind in terms of wheat purchase payment to farmers. Even in the case of paddy purchase, the Yogi government has set a new record.

The state government has paid more than Rs 23328.80 crore to 2553804 paddy farmers, which is a record so far in the state. According to the figures, the Yogi government collected a total of 162.71 lakh meters from 3345065 farmers during the four-year tenure. Tons of wheat have been purchased. The state government has made a total payment of Rs 29017.71 crore to farmers for wheat purchased through 24256 purchasing centers in the state.Greater Noida Authority’s big step, will be able to take advantage of these 200 features online from May 1

Increased competition by giving wheat purchase gift to FPO

The Yogi government of UP has already given a special gift to the FPO to purchase wheat. This has encouraged competition in wheat procurement. This is the first time in the history of the country when an FPO has also been included in the grain procurement process. FPOs have become part of the procurement process at more than 150 wheat centers in the state. The state government has set the minimum support price for wheat at Rs 1975.

Farmers are selling wheat within a radius of 10 km from the field

The state government has already made arrangements for online registration to ensure that there is no crowd at the procurement centers. According to the token number, the farmers are selling wheat by reaching the procurement center on their turn. This is not crowding the procurement centers. The Yogi government is providing procurement centers to farmers within a radius of 10 km from their fields, so that farmers do not have to travel long distances to sell wheat.




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