Due to good monsoon this year, the rice production has increased in the district and the paddy manufacturers have dried up. As a result, the marketing federation has procured rice worth Rs. 250 crores 36 lacs during the procurement of rice in the district.
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Gondia: Due to good rainfall in the district this year, there has been substantial increase in the production of rice and the paddy manufacturers have dried up. As a result, the marketing federation has procured rice worth Rs. 250 crores 36 lacs during the procurement of rice in the district. Of this, Rs 230 crores 87 lakh rupees have been leaked and Rs 19 crores 48 lac rupees are stuck.
The production of rice in the Gondia district, which is known as ‘Dhanan Kothar’, was in danger due to the nature of the last few years. There was no production of rice in the last few years. However, since the beginning, there has been a significant increase in the yield of rice due to rains. This year, the rice producer Santosh and the warehouses are once again filled up. This is why the procurement of paddy in the district is going on till date. The marketing federation has procured 14,30,636 quintals of paddy from 45 thousand 154 farmers in the district. That is, the marketing federation has so far purchased 2.54 crore worth of rice worth Rs 230 crore 87 lakhs.
The marketing federation has begun cracking the paddy to farmers in large number of purchases made from 57 centers in the district. Still they are still tired of about Rs 19 crore 48 lakh rupees. In particular, the purchase of rice is still going on, the price of purchase of rice will go up further.
The Federation has demanded Rs 5 crore
While the marketing federation has been paying Rs 19 crore 48 lakhs, the federation has received 13 crore rupees. In these 13 crores, the farmers are being cleared and the process is underway. By Monday 13 crores will be cleared and they will be able to get online in the bank account of the farmers. The Federation has demanded Rs. 5 crores for the government to haul the remaining amount.