Maharashtra govt seeks Centre’s nod for procurement of chana under MSP

Maharashtra govt seeks Centre’s nod for procurement of chana under MSP

The market committees instead have been told to create awareness among farmers and encourage them to opt for the pledge financing scheme that offers 75% advance to farmers at a low interest of 0.5%.

After commencing procurement of tur under the government’s procurement programme at the minimum support price (MSP), the government of Maharashtra has sought permission from the Centre for the procurement of Chana as well. Chana prices remain subdued ranging between Rs 4,000 to Rs 4,400 per quintal.
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