Farmers getting proper price for their wheat in
MP Bhopal: Bumper crops of wheat has been produced in Madhya Pradesh this year.
Happiness is clearly visible on the faces of farmers. This has doubled up since farmers do not
have to wander about to sell their produce now. They are also getting proper price for their produce as the MP government is purchasing their wheat at good price.
Farmers are also happy that the State Government has made elaborate arrangements for purchasing wheat from them.
Lakhs of state farmers are feeling pride over the crops grown by them. They have come to know that Madhya Pradesh government will purchase every single grain of wheat produced by them. Families of farmers are also happy seeing this festive atmosphere in all the districts of the state.
So far, eight lakh 290 farmers have sold their wheat at procurement centres established in all the districts of the state. A total of 69 lakh four thousand of wheat has been procured so far, 90 percent of which has been stored safely by the State Government.
The cost of wheat procured by the State Government so far is Rs. 9,572 crore.
Procurement of wheat will continue for one more week. Farmers are selling 2 to 2.25 lakh metric tonnes of wheat daily.