Adilabad: Adilabad Collector Sikta Patnaik said cotton procurement from farmers will begin from October 20. She convened a meeting with growers, farmer leaders, traders,...
Telangana supplied about 178.55 lakh quintals of cotton during the Kharif (Vaanakalam) Marketing Season of 2020-21.
District Collector MV Reddy held a video-conference with the DRDA, DCO, marketing, GCC and civil supplies department officials and said the special officers will have to look after the smooth procurement of cotton.
District Collector Sikta Patnaik stated that the corporation was buying the cotton produce from the farmers, by adhering to provisions
He added that the cotton was grown in an area of 7,58,560 acres in the combined Warangal district and they were expecting 6,25,285 metric tonnes (MT) of cotton arrivals.
District Collector D Krishna Bhaskar discussed about arrangements to be made for smooth procurement of crop with committee members and ginning mill owners.
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