Minister: Paddy procurement to start in Oct

CHANDIGARH: Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Karan Dev Kamboj said today that Custom Milled Rice (CMR) policy would be formulated for paddy procurement for the convenience of farmers.

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Chandigarh, September 11

Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Karan Dev Kamboj said today that Custom Milled Rice (CMR) policy would be formulated for paddy procurement for the convenience of farmers. Besides, the process of paddy procurement would begin from October.

Kamboj was presiding over a joint meeting of officials of all procurement agencies and the Rice Millers’ Association. The meeting was attended by senior officers of Hafed and other departments. During the meeting, the Rice Millers’ Association gave suggestions for the formulation of a policy. — TNS

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