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Punjab: Arrangements in place for paddy procurement starting from Oct 1

Chandigarh,  The Punjab government on Friday said all the necessary arrangements are in place for the paddy procurement, which will start from Saturday.

It further said every single grain of paddy will be procured and no farmer will face any hassle in any mandi during the Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2022-23, beginning from October 1.

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak said all the agencies will make procurement of paddy (grade A variety) at the minimum support price of Rs 2,060 per quintal, while common variety at MSP of Rs 2,040 per quintal.