Tripura – FCI begins paddy procurement from state farmers for the 1st time! Reviewed by Momizat on . Agartala. The eagerly awaited paddy procurement process from state farmers through FCI started at Sonamura under Sepahijala district and is scheduled to continu Agartala. The eagerly awaited paddy procurement process from state farmers through FCI started at Sonamura under Sepahijala district and is scheduled to continu Rating: 0
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Tripura – FCI begins paddy procurement from state farmers for the 1st time!

Agartala. The eagerly awaited paddy procurement process from state farmers through FCI started at Sonamura under Sepahijala district and is scheduled to continue till January 1st next.

Farmers of Boxanagar, Mohanbhog, Nalchhar and Kathalia blocks registered with the Agriculture department will be selling a total of 367 metric tons of paddy to FCI.

FCI is procuring paddy at Rs. 1750 per quintal whereas price at open market of Sonamura is Rs. 1450 per quintal. This will prove to be a major boost to the farmers in getting a direct benefit of Rs. 300 per quintal.

It may be mentioned that this is the first time in the history of Tripura, Food Corporation of India (FCI) is procuring paddy from farmers.

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