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With the harvesting of Rabi season, most of the states started the process of procurement of wheat at MSP from April 1. Since then till May 1, the data of wheat procurement at MSP has been released by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
Three new agricultural laws (Agriculture LawFarmers had become agitated against ) in the year 2020. In which the farmers of Punjab (Farmer’s) All three were most vocal against the new agricultural law. For example, farmers demonstrated for a year demanding the withdrawal of all three new agricultural laws and the Minimum Support Price (MSP) Guarantee Act. Although at the end of the year 2021, the central government withdrew all three agricultural laws, after which the farmers’ movement also ended, but even after this, the farmers’ organizations are demanding the MSP guarantee law. In which the farmers of Punjab are the most vocal. Meanwhile, during the Rabi season, the MSP across the country purchase of wheat ,Wheat Procurement) The process has started. In which the farmers of Punjab are moving towards registering a record. Under this, the farmers of Punjab are at the forefront of selling wheat at MSP in the ongoing procurement process in 11 states.
161.95 lakh metric tonnes of wheat procured from 11 states so far
Rabi season is about to end. Under which these days the process of harvesting wheat is in the final stages in many parts of the country. However, in the meantime, the process of procurement of wheat at MSP has also started in the states. In which the process of wheat procurement at MSP was started from April 1 in states like Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, while in Bihar the process of procurement of wheat at MSP has been started from April 20. In this regard, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has released the total data of wheat purchased at MSP from 11 states. Which is till May 1. Under this figure, 161.95 lakh metric tonnes of wheat has been purchased from 11 states so far.
Punjab’s share in total purchases is more than 50 percent
According to the data released by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution for wheat procurement at MSP, till May 1, a total of 161.95 lakh metric tonnes of wheat has been procured at MSP. Out of which the share of Punjab has been more than 50 percent. For example, out of the total purchase made at MSP so far, more than 50 percent wheat has been purchased from the farmers of Punjab alone. According to the data of the ministry, till May 1, 8910562 metric tonnes of wheat has been procured from Punjab at MSP. After this 737264 metric tonnes of wheat has been procured from Haryana at MSP.
|state||Quantity of Wheat Purchased (MT)||number of farmers||Total MSP Payable (Rs. in Crore)|
|A state in Eastern India||1704||318||3.43|
|Jammu and Kashmir||232||51||0.47|
MThe share of farmers of Punjab in total farmers selling wheat on SP is more than 50 percent.
The farmers of Punjab are the largest in selling wheat at MSP. For example, wheat has been procured at MSP from the total number of farmers from 11 states. Out of this, more than 50 per cent share has been with the farmers of Punjab. According to the data of the ministry, till May 1, wheat has been procured from a total of 1470033 farmers from 11 states. Out of which 737264 are farmers of Punjab alone. Haryana is at number two in this category. So far 282424 farmers of Haryana have sold wheat at MSP.
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