Bhubaneswar: State Procures 30 Lakh Ton Paddy Worth Rs 5400 Cr. Cooperation Minister Ranedra Pratap Swain informed that, the State Govt has procured around 30 lakh tons of paddy during this crop season. Rs. 5400 crore have been paid to the stakeholders towards minimum support price of paddy.
Cooperation Minister Ranedra Pratap Swain has requested the Ministry of Food & Public Distribution, GoI, to release the dues of paddy procurement subsidy fund.