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Haryana to implement price support scheme scheme for Moong for Kharif 2020-21

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26 September 2020, Chandigarh, IN: Central Government has approved to implement the Price Support Scheme (PSS) for procurement of a maximum quantity of 5,825 MT of Moong in Haryana for Kharif 2020-21 season. As per the approval the procurement period approved will be of 90 days which will start with effect from October 1, 2020.

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Sharing more information, an official spokesman said that before commencement of procurement, central nodal agency will verify the availability of scientific storage space, as per PSS guideline, arranged by the Haryana Government within normal limit from the procurement centres. Besides this, procurements will be limited only upto confirmed availability of scientific storage.

Further, Central Nodal agency will dispose procured stock strictly as per provisions of prevailing PSS Guideline. Apart from this, Central Nodal agency will also ensure the procurement of only FAQ of Moong from the registered farmers and proper storage thereof, said spokesman.

The spokesman further said that State Government will provide revolving fund equivalent to atleast 15 percent of procurement cost of the sanctioned quantity and will ensure that the payment are made directly in the bank accounts of farmers from whom procurement are made within 3 days of procurement. However, the reimbursement of cost of providing such revolving fund will be as per PSS guideline.

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