Telangana accounted for close to 50 per cent of the procurement of Toor Dal (pigeon pea) by the Union government under its Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) scheme
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The entire produce was purchased from farmers at a Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,888 per quintal.
Chandrashekhar Rao directed the officials of the departments of Agriculture, Marketing and Civil Supplies to plan procurement accordingly and ensure that farmers do not face any inconvenience during the process.
Warangal Urban district officials are expecting to procure 90,000 metric tonnes of cotton from more than 82,000 acres in the district
PS Pradyumna, Special Commissioner of Agricultural Marketing, informed that the procurement will be carried forward from the farm gate in special cases.
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