Durg News : In the marketing season of the current Kharif crops, Chhattisgarh has not only contributed the most in the country in the central bridge, but in terms of the total number of farmers selling paddy in the country, the number of farmers from Chhattisgarh is the largest. Too much has happened. Congratulating the farmers of the state, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said that in the last four years, Chhattisgarh has transformed from a rice bowl into a paddy farm. This miracle has happened only because of the faith of the farmers who have awakened in agriculture.
More than 25 lakh farmers sold paddy in Chhattisgarh
According to the data published by the Government of India, this year 1 crore 18 lakh 17 thousand 242 farmers had registered to sell paddy in the country. Out of these, 25 lakh 14 thousand 456 farmers were from Chhattisgarh. So far 22 lakh 93 thousand 761 farmers of the state have sold paddy, which is the highest number of farmers in the country. So far, 1 crore 03 lakh 70 thousand 243 metric tonnes of paddy has been procured in the state. In lieu of this, the farmers of the state have so far received a support price of more than Rs 19 crore 93 lakh. These farmers will also get the benefit of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana run by the Government of Chhattisgarh.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said these things
Chief Minister Baghel said that it is expected that by January 31, the scheduled last date for paddy procurement, we will cross the estimated figure of 110 lakh metric tonnes. Due to the farmer-friendly policies of the Chhattisgarh government, there has been a pleasant change in agriculture and the lives of farmers. In addition to the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana run by the Government of Chhattisgarh, Godhan Nyaya Yojana, Suraji Gaon Yojana, loan waiver of farmers, irrigation tax waiver have given a new strength to the farmers of the state, due to which the number of farmers in the state and the number of farmers in agriculture have increased. The area is increasing continuously. Due to the farmer-friendly schemes of Chhattisgarh government, the registration number of farmers has increased continuously in the last four years. To facilitate the farmers in selling paddy, 135 new procurement centers were started in the state this year, taking the total number of procurement centers to 2617.