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Procurement at MSP during the Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

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29 July 2021, New Delhi: Government has procured Fair Average Quality (FAQ) of notified crops at Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the farmers during Kharif Marketing Season 2020. The details of the crops procured at Minimum Support Price (MSP) during the Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 along with quantity are as under :-

CommodityQuantity Procured (in MTs)MSP Value (Rs. in crore)
Paddy         7,07,59,000.00                  1,33,592.99
Groundnut              2,84,030.22                       1,498.26
Soyabean                          3.69                              0.01
Moong                 13,730.20                            98.80
Tur                 11,004.46                            66.03
Urad                      137.16                              0.82
Jowar              1,28,088.00                          338.15
Bajra              3,61,871.00                          778.02
Maize              1,98,829.00                          367.73
Ragi              4,74,098.00                       1,562.15
Cotton            48,24,200.00                     26,719.51

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha.

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