India says has bought 731.53 LMT of paddy in 2021-22 Kharif season

A total of 731.53 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of paddy has been procured in 2021-22 kharif marketing season up to March 13 from states and union territories of Chandigarh, Gujarat, Assam, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Telangana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal, NEF (Tripura), Bihar, Odisha, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh, the agriculture ministry said in a statement.

See the table below for details:

State/UTQuantity of Paddy Procurement (MTs)No of farmers benefittedMSP value (Rs. In Crore)
Andhra Pradesh37537135804677357.28
Telangana7022000106242813763.12
Assam8617312242168.90
Bihar44899786421758800.36
Chandigarh27286178153.48
Chhattisgarh9201000210597218033.96
Gujarat12186525081238.86
Haryana553059631008310839.97
Himachal Pradesh27628585154.15
Jharkhand 49034894625961.08
Jammu  & Kashmir40520872479.42
Karnataka17340858027339.88
Kerala275449109206539.88
Madhya Pradesh45826106617568981.92
Maharashtra13359734748552618.51
Odisha5574670124596110926.35
Puducherry217370.42
Punjab1868553292429936623.64
NEF (Tripura)312501457561.25
 Tamil Nadu 23830213550004670.72
Uttar  Pradesh655302994732612843.94
Uttrakhand1156066560342265.89
West Bengal16033876434013142.64
Rajasthan735756314.42
Total7315307610340469143380.03

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