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Purchase soaked paddy from farmers at MSP

Purchase soaked paddy from farmers at MSP
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District Collector Surendra Mohan instructed the district officials concerned to help the distressed farmers to get the minimum support price (MSP) to...

Suryapet: District Collector Surendra Mohan instructed the district officials concerned to help the distressed farmers to get the minimum support price (MSP) to the soaked paddy at procurement centres in the district due to unseasonal rains.

On Friday, he inspected the soaked paddy at Agriculture Market Yard in Suryapet town. He ordered the secretary of the market yard to purchase the soaked paddy in the market at the MSP.

He also examined the IKP centers of KusumavariGudem, Kasarabad and Rayanigudemof Suryapetmandal. He instructed the Assistant Project Managers(APMs) to take steps and make available tarpaulins to protect the dumped paddy from getting drenched in unseasonal rains.

The District Collector interacted with farmers during the visit of IKP centers located in Suryapet rural areas. He assured the farmers that the district officials would help them in getting MSP to the soaked paddy and in getting insurance money to the damaged crops.

He directed the officials of the District Agricultural Department and APMs to prepare a report on the damaged crops to submit to the State government for necessary assistance. DRDO Kiran Kumar, DSO Anuradha, Agriculture department officials accompanied the District Collector.

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