Chana farmers in Maharashtra turn their backs on govt’s MSP, state records lowest procurement

Chana farmers in Maharashtra turn their backs on govt’s MSP, state records lowest procurement

Chana farmers in Maharashtra seem to have turned their backs on the government’s Minimum Support Price procurement programme. The state has recorded its lowest procurement till date with barely 1,700 tonne under the Centre’s Price Support Scheme (PSS). This marks the second year in which chana growers have failed to sell their produce at government-announced Minimum Selling Price (MSP) of Rs 4,620 per quintal.
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