Heres what govt said on payment to farmers against procurement of moong, urad and moongphali

Payment against the procurement of moong, urad and moongphali is being made to the farmers through Cooperative Societies in 35 districts of the state under the Price Support Scheme for Kharif Season-2018.

The procurement societies have procured 2129.52 MT moong, 351778.43 MT urad and 28485.14 MT moongphali in the state.

On the basis of the E-Portal, under the Support Price Scheme of the Government of India, 2028.77 MT moong, 339185.52 MT urad and 28324.37 MT moongphali have been procured, which is 97 percent of the procured quantity.

The farmers are getting benefitted by the timely payment of their produces in the state.

On the basis of the E-Procurement Portal, the arrangement to make payment to the farmers has been made through district offices of the Marketing Federation.

An amount of Rs. 1415.17 lakh for moong, Rs. 189943.91 lakh for urad and Rs. 204791 lakh for moongphali has been paid to the procurement
societies.

Payment will be ensured to the farmers soon. The farmers have been urged to contact the cooperative societies to receive their payment.

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