Registration limit hiked by 10% at 208 procurement centres: Minister | Jaipur News
Jaipur: Cooperatives minister Udai Lal Anjana said procurement of 1.16 lakh tonnes of mustard and gram from 45,813 farmers valued at Rs 541.52 crore has been achieved in the state till May 12.
The procurement is worth Rs 541.52 crore of which Rs 386.71 crore has been deposited into the accounts of 32,509 farmers.
Anjana said in order to allow maximum number of farmers to get the benefit of support price purchase, the registration capacity of such centres has been increased by 10%. Farmers could register at these centres from May 14. Thus far, the registration limit has been increased at 208 centres. About 15,000 farmers will be benefitted.
He informed that 61,578 tonnes of mustard worth Rs 272.48 crore has been purchased from 23,619 farmers and 55,186 tonnes of gram worth Rs 259.03 crore has been purchased from 22,194 farmers.
Principal secretary, cooperatives, Naresh Pal Gangwar said out of 5,21,279 registered farmers, messages have been sent to 1,60,637 for the date of allotment of produce.
Managing director, Rajfed, Sushma Arora said 1,598 procurement centres have been established for mustard and gram. She informed that the centres have been directed to send e-receipts immediately after the endorsement of the produce so that farmers could be paid on time.