Take steps for procurement of foodgrains in Kharif: Joint Collector GV Shyam
District Joint Collector GV Shyam Prasad Lal on Tuesday ordered the officials concerned to take measures perfectly for procurement of grains in the Kharif season.
Karimnagar: District Joint Collector GV Shyam Prasad Lal on Tuesday ordered the officials concerned to take measures perfectly for procurement of grains in the Kharif season.
The JC held a review meeting with the officials of Civil Supplies and Marketing department, officials of Cooperative societies and rice mill owners here at Collectorate conference hall in Karimnagar.
Speaking on the occasion, the JC said that in the previous Rabi season with the coordination of various departments, about 3,70,000 tonnes of food grains were procured in the district. This Kharif season about 1,80,000 quintals of grains are expected to be procured according to the estimation of the Agriculture department. The officials of Marketing department must keep ready the required materials like tarpaulins, gunny bags and weighing machines and other materials to procure grains in time. The members of the cooperative societies must take steps to procure food grains by establishing purchasing centres along with providing required facilities for the convenience of the farmers.
The District Civil Supplies department officer Srinath Reddy, District Cooperative Officer Ch Manoj Kumar, District Agriculture Officer Sridhar, MEPMA PD, Pavan Kumar, Civil supplies department manager Srikanth, Assistant Officer Vasantha Lakshmi, Rice Millers Association representatives and IKP in-charge Sri Vani were present.