Now 40 quintals can be purchased under PSS per day per farmer in Madhya Pradesh

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06 September 2022, Madhya Pradesh: Union Agriculture Ministry raises existing limit of purchase of Moong and Urad under Price Support Scheme for Madhya Pradesh farmers

Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare today relaxed the existing limit of 25 quintals for purchase of Moong and Urad under Price Support Scheme (PSS) during the summer season 2021-22 for farmers in Madhya Pradesh. It has been now increased to 40 quintals per farmer per day.

On the instructions of Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, exemption limit has been approved for Madhya Pradesh farmers. 

Earlier, Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Kamal Patel met the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar and discussed about the problems faced by the farmers of Madhya Pradesh. Shri Patel said that while selling their Moong and Urad produce under PSS, if farmers have more quantity of summer moong available with them, according to PSS registration guidelines, they faced problem due to purchase limit of 25 quintal per day per farmer.

This problem has been resolved with immediate effect following directions to officials by Shri Tomar, after which the relaxation has been approved by the Government. 

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