Procurement of agricultural produces and payment of MSP to farmers

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Procurement of wheat and paddy is done by Centralized Procurement System and Decentralized Procurement (DCP) System.Under Centralized Procurement System, the procurement of wheat and paddy in Central Pool are undertaken either by FCI directly or through State Government agencies. Under Decentralized Procurement (DCP) System,the State Government itself undertakes direct purchase of paddy and wheat. Food Corporation of India (FCI) is the Central nodal agency for procurement of wheat and Paddy. Total quantity of Wheat and Paddy procured by FCI from Marketing Season 2014-15 is as under:    

 

Wheat

Paddy

Rabi Marketing Season(RMS)

Quantity procured (in LMT)

Kharif Marketing Season(KMS)

Quantity procured (in LMT)

2014-15

35.33

2014-15

3.75

2015-16

29.84

2015-16

9.62

2016-17

30.47

2016-17

11.86

2017-18

36.09

2017-18

7.75

2018-19

42.59

2018-19

6.74

2019-20

40.37

2019-20

7.36*

2020-21

38.66

* As on 09.09.2020

 

Private players were engaged by FCI in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, in order to increase the spread of Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations in eastern states of the country during KMS 2015-16 to KMS 2017-18 i.e. for three years.Total procurement of Paddy by private players engaged by FCI under MSP operations during KMS 2015-16 to KMS 2017-18 is as under:

 

Kharif Marketing Season(KMS)                                               

Quantity of  Paddy procurement (In LMT)

2015-16

2.49

2016-17

2.86

2017-18

2.35

 

State-wise; total quantum of wheat and paddy procured by the FCI since March 2019 is as follows-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Fig. in LMT)

 

 

Wheat

Paddy

S.No.

STATES

RMS  2019-20

RMS  2020-21

KMS 2018-19

KMS 2019-20*

1

ASSAM

0.00

0.00

0.69

1.80

2

CHANDIGARH

0.13

0.11

0.00

0.22

3

HARYANA

11.33

6.69

0.00

0.05

4

HIMACHAL PRADESH

0.01

0.03

0.00

0.00

5

JHARKHAND

0.00

0.00

0.36

1.06

6

JAMMU & KASHMIR 

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.15

7

PUNJAB

15.72

14.20

0.00

2.24

8

RAJASTHAN

12.09

16.29

0.00

0.00

9

NEF (Tripura)

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.13

10

UTTAR PRADESH

1.09

1.34

0.01

0.95

11

WEST BENGAL

0.00

0.00

0.46

0.76

 

TOTAL

40.37

38.66

1.52

7.36

 * As on 09.09.2020

 

 

The total number of farmers availed the Minimum Support Price (MSP) from Paddy and Wheatis as follows-

 

As on 09.09.2020

S.No.

STATES/ UTs

Paddy

Wheat

KMS 2015-16

KMS 2016-17

KMS 2017-18

KMS 2018-19

KMS 2019-20*

RMS 2016-17

RMS 2017-18

RMS 2018-19

RMS 2019-20

RMS 2020-21

1

Andhra Pradesh

276699

544570

498100

581839

669875

0

0

0

0

0

2

Telangana

535007

1088312

1077667

1474828

1988630

0

0

0

0

0

3

Assam

7288

6960

4332

12921

24552

0

0

0

0

0

4

Bihar

275484

287830

163425

210028

279402

0

0

4311

554

1002

5

Chandigarh

3468

2235

3148

3028

2960

1025

935

1557

1691

1410

6

Chhattisgarh

1110163

1327944

1014195

1571414

1838593

0

0

0

0

0

7

Delhi

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

8

Gujarat

335

1316

462

4370

5115

14

1700

20768

922

18824

9

Haryana

212351

556654

681984

830792

1891622

472313

690448

883783

902937

780962

10

Himachal Pradesh

0

0

0

0

0

127

167

318

335

1061

11

Jharkhand

53945

39480

42346

34595

53305

0

0

0

0

0

12

Jammu & Kashmir

2812

2693

3856

3034

3143

0

0

0

0

3

13

Karnataka

14587

0

0

25120

27123

0

0

0

0

0

14

Kerala

162737

125530

140777

172795

220066

0

0

0

0

0

15

Madhya Pradesh

199984

287759

278898

362089

436399

532907

738895

958417

961338

1593793

16

Maharashtra

111503

149279

116641

269148

522800

0

0

0

0

0

17

Odisha

1078596

1101193

798619

1010390

1161796

0

0

0

0

0

18

Puducherry

83

19

Punjab

1206216

940560

1142621

1143713

1125238

834655

843446

897905

830528

1049982

20

Rajasthan

0

0

0

0

0

38942

110338

123939

102031

219873

21

Tamilnadu

850640

73367

413076

498097

556292

0

0

0

0

0

22

Uttar Pradesh

433556

435320

492913

684013

706549

166073

800646

1070044

749858

663810

23

Uttrakhand

51772

79470

7618

62564

83910

710

654

15987

6886

4656

24

West Bengal

721273

634696

350181

733357

805186

0

0

0

0

0

25

Tripura

0

0

0

5506

13613

0

0

0

0

0

Total

7308416

7685168

7230859

9693641

12416252

2046766

3187229

3977029

3557080

4335382

*As on 09.09.2020

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri DanveRaosahebDadarao in Rajya Sabha today.

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