Lentils bought three quintals of mustard
Ratlam (AboutGyan representative). In the district, 19110 farmers have been registered to sell gram, lentils and mustard at the support price, but since April 24, only 305 farmers have reached the centers to sell the produce. Of these, 304 farmers sold 3263 quintals of gram and three quintals of lentils have been purchased from a farmer. Chana lentils and mustard are being purchased in 15 centers, in which one center has been bought lentil in Munddi, no other center has sold lentils. Here mustard has not been purchased in any center yet because farmers have not come to sell.
Departmental officials say that this time there is sale of gram, masoor and mustard in the market and market at a price higher than the support price, hence farmers are not showing interest in selling the produce at the support price. Purchases will continue till May 15 and not a single farmer has come to sell mustard, while messages are being sent to all the registered farmers. The price of gram and masoor in the support price is Rs 5100 while that of mustard is Rs 4050 per quintal. Agriculture Deputy Director GS Mohania said that the departmental staff are constantly sending messages and information is also being sent by phone, but farmers are not interested in selling at the support price for the price. Now a week has to be purchased. If farmers want to sell produce, go to the centers and take advantage of the support price. Now the date of purchase date is also expected to increase.
Looked at the arrangements for the purchase center
Wheat procurement is being done at various procurement centers in the district. It is being inspected by the District Supply Department officials. District Supply Officer SH Chaudhary along with Junior Supply Officer Piploda inspected wheat procurement center Piploda number one and two. He instructed the center in-charge to work using physical distance and masks.