Moong Procurement: This year in Punjab, the record of buying moong and MSP will be broken

Procurement of moong is going on from farmers in Punjab. Government fixed minimum support price of Rs 7275 per quintal (MSP) giving. Supporting Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s appeal, farmers of the state have sown summer moong in an area of ​​about 95,000 acres this year as against 50,000 acres last year. This year, 4.75 lakh quintals are expected to be produced, as against 2.98 lakh quintals last year. That is, there is a record yield. With more production, farmers will get more money and their income will increase. The Punjab Mandi Board has fixed 40 mandis for its purchase, in which moong is purchased from farmers at MSP till July 31.Moong Procurement) will go.

Farmers are happy with the solid arrangements made by the state government for the purchase of moong crop at the minimum support price. They are getting its government rate which will help in increasing the income. Appreciating the decision to buy moong at MSP, farmer Surinder Singh of Lalad village in Mohali said that the state government has made good arrangements for procurement. The farmer told that his crop was bought by the state government at MSP immediately after coming to the market.

Farmers’ income will increase

Similarly, Gurpreet Singh, a farmer of village Mallwal Jadeed, was also happy with the purchase of his moong crop at MSP. Appreciated the government for this. Because the farmers are not only getting the full price including profits, but there is no problem in selling the crop in the market. Because the state government has made elaborate arrangements for this. The farmer said that this decision will increase the income of the farmers of the state. Which will help in getting the farmers out of the current farming crisis.

no problem encountered

Jasbir Singh, a farmer of Burmese village in Ludhiana also praised the arrangements made by the state government for the purchase of the crop. He said that when he reached the mandi with his crop, the procurement officers posted by the state government helped him in selling the crop at the minimum support price being given. The entire crop was sold at MSP and there was no problem during this period.

Crop Diversification Initiative

Baljit Singh, a farmer of Takhtupura village in Moga, told that he has sold his 20 quintals of moong without any problem at MSP. He said that the system made by the state government is working perfectly in the mandis. Moong crop is an initiative of Crop Diversification. Which will save water. The farming here will be good and the income of the farmers will increase.

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