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Wheat to be obtained at Rs. 2015 per Quintal in Bhopal

In a press release released by the district administration, MSP of major rabi crops is mentioned. Keep reading to learn more about it.

Binita Kumari
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The MSP or minimum support prices for procurement of rabi crops has been fixed by the Madhya Pradesh government.

In a press release released by the Bhopal district administration, the MSP for per quintal of rabi crops is mentioned below: 

Crop 

MSP per Quintal 

Wheat 

Rs. 2015 

Jau 

Rs. 1635 

Chana 

Rs. 5230 

Masoor 

Rs. 5500 

Sarso 

Rs. 5050 

Kusum 

Rs. 5441 

 

The press release also mentioned that the farmers who are willing to sell their produce at MSP have to register themselves at the appointed registration centers by March 5. It should be noted that the registration process has changed.

The agriculture department is constantly vigil of the situation because of the problems faced by farmers while registering, said the press release.

Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, Principal Secretary of food and civil supplies, has assembled a high level meeting with the commissioner’s office to discuss the issues related to procurement of rabi crops. Gulshan Bamra, MD, Civil Supplies Corporation, MD, Warehousing Corporation etc will be joining the meeting. 

Kidwai, who is also an IAS officer of batch 1996, was initially appointed as the commissioner of the directorate of health in early April 2020.

Later, he was appointed as the principal secretary of health department in mid- May in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak. He was then shifted to the food and civil supplies department. 

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