Crops worth millions washed off in Chhattisgarh rains

Last Updated: Thursday, December 9, 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 9, 2010 - 12:18

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