Agartala, The Tripura government is targetting to procure 35,000 MT of paddy in 2022-23, minister Sushanta Chowdhury said on Friday.
Chowdhury, the Information and Cultural Affairs Minister, said the work for paddy procurement will begin very soon.
“This year, the target for paddy procurement is 35,000 MT. This time, the price of paddy has been increased to Rs 20.40 per kg from Rs 18.15. It will surely boost the farmers’ income,” he said, addressing a press conference on Thursday’s cabinet meeting.