Crops worth millions washed off in Chhattisgarh rains
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Last Updated: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 12:18
  
The agriculture department has estimated the loss in millions.

The agriculture department has estimated the loss in millions.

The state government started procuring paddy from about a million farmers Nov 1 in all the 18 districts through co-operative societies at Rs 1,030 per quintal of common variety and Rs 1,060 for grade-A paddy.

Chhattisgarh is a major paddy growing state in the country. Last year, around 4.4 million tonnes of paddy were procured in the state by the government.

IANS


First Published: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 12:18


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