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After wheat, UP govt target record paddy procurement

Lucknow, Sep 21(UNI) After achieving the target of 66 lakh MT paddy purchase in the last Kharif season, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to create a new record this season. The state has set a target to purchase 70 lakh MT of paddy in the current Kharif marketing season (October 2021-March 2022).
The market arrival of paddy is expected to start within 10 days. Striving in the interest of farmers’, the government is going to set up at least 4,000 centers in all the 75 districts of the State, officials here on Tuesday said.
Out of these, 1,100 centers will be of the marketing division of food and civil supplies department, 1,500 of UP Cooperative Federation (PCF), 600 of UP Cooperative Union Ltd (PCU), 200 of UP State Krishi Utpadan Mandi Parishad, 300 of UP Consumer Cooperative Union (UPSS) and 300 of the Food Corporation of India.
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