Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have dominated paddy procurement in the country this period. The two States procured seventy five lakh tonnes of paddy as on May 22, though the complete paddy procurement in the country is 83 lakh tonnes.

Telangana, which clocked a document manufacturing of just one crore tonnes of paddy, has procured 52.33 lakh tonnes as from the focused 91 lakh tonnes.

Quoting Food stuff Company of India (FCI) Handling Director DV Prasad, a senior formal of the Civil Provides Office of Telangana has claimed the Condition has emerged the chief in paddy procurement. With lockdown disrupting the provide chains and marketyards shut, the Telangana governing administration experienced determined to procure all of the paddy produced in the Condition at a value of about ₹25,000 crore.

Andhra Pradesh contributed 23 lakh tonnes.

The FCI’s Telangana unit produced 2.87 lakh tonnes allotted by the Centre to the Condition, benefiting about one.91 crore individuals. It also produced 19,162 tonnes of rice from the Central pool to the Condition underneath the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat. The rice was intended for the migrant staff stranded in the Condition.

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May 27, 2020

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