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Over 830 lakh tonnes of paddy procured at MSP, 1.22 crore farmers benefitted: Food Ministry

Payments worth Rs 171,000 crore have so far been transferred directly into the accounts of the farmers.

OpIndia Exclusive: RTI reveals Punjab biggest beneficiary in central govt’s procurement of wheat and paddy, MSP increased every year since 2014

Data revealed Punjab has been the top beneficiary state in procurement and Uttar Pradesh in distribution of wheat and Tamil Nadu in terms of Rice for most of the years

Punjab farmers sell rice to private buyers in Haryana at higher prices, arhtiyas object and AAP leaders urge the farmers not to do it

Punjab farmers are selling their Basmati and Parmal rice to private buyers in Haryana at much higher prices compared to mandi prices

Haryana: Farmers suffer as Arhtiyas hold an indefinite strike against transparency in procurement of paddy. Read details

A Haryana State Agriculture Marketing Board official said that procurement through e-NAM portal would impose a levy of 6.5% on arhtiyas.

Export of broken rice banned by India: As media and politicians spread propaganda, here is how the move is necessary for India

Centre said that due to higher prices, poultry and animal husbandry industries are affected, and that's why export of broken rice is banned

Centre refutes Telangana Agriculture Minister claims over paddy procurement, says procurement increased 3 times in 3 years: Full details

Centre refuted claims of Telangana minister that GoI is delaying procurement of paddy from the state

PM Modi announces ‘fortified rice’ to be part of all schemes by 2024: Here is all you need to know about how it will...

PM Modi announced that all rice distributed under different schemes would be 100% fortified by 2024.

Punjab: Amidst farmer protests, Centre makes an all-time high purchase of rice and cotton at MSP

The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), which is governed by the Union Ministry of Textiles, has reportedly purchased 85% of kapas (raw cotton) marketed for the month of December in Punjab.

Karnataka: Reliance Retail to buy 100 quintals of rice from farmers at prices higher than MSP

Reliance Retail has struck a deal with Swasthya Farmers Producing Company (SFPC), which has 1100 registered paddy farmers.

Vietnam to buy 70,000 tonnes of rice from India after decades. Here is why

If such trends continue, countries which traditionally import rice from Thailand and Vietnam might eventually turn towards India.

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