Deputy Commissioner R. Ragapriya said the cotton supply centers will be open from Monday and the registration centers for the paddy buying process will also be open from November 30 respectively to purchase the products. under the minimum support price (MSP) system. She was addressing a meeting in Yadgir on Saturday when the farmers were present.
Farmers demanded to increase the number of quintals of paddy purchase from 40 to 100 quintals per acre to help paddy producers. Dr. Ragapriya assured that she would send a proposal to the government on this and added that additional supply centers for paddy will be opened on demand. The DC strictly ordered officials from the Department of Agriculture and Revenue to take measures to prevent the sowing of substandard seed and to record where appropriate. She ordered officials from the Animal Husbandry Department to treat sick animals using mobile clinics.
Shankargowda Somanal, Deputy Commissioner, R. Devika, Co-Commissioner of Agriculture Department, Raghavendra, Deputy Director of Horticulture Department, Mallikarjun, Deputy Director of Food and Civilian Supply Department and farmers were present.