Centre procures paddy, wheat worth over Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2021-22 against Rs 98k crore in 2013-14

"The central procurement of wheat and paddy has increased substantially between the 2013-14 and 2021-22 marketing seasons. The procurement has become broad-based and we are purchasing grains from more states now. MSP has increased significantly," said Subodh Singh, additional secretary in the food ministry.

Centre procures paddy, wheat worth over Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2021-22 against Rs 98k crore in 2013-14
"The central procurement of wheat and paddy has increased substantially between the 2013-14 and 2021-22 marketing seasons. The procurement has become broad-based and we are purchasing grains from more states now. MSP has increased significantly," said Subodh Singh, additional secretary in the food ministry.