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Support price of paddy hiked by Rs 60 to Rs 1,310 per quintal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 23:30

Amid expectations of normal rain, the government approved a hike of Rs 60 in paddy support price (MSP) to Rs 1,310 per quintal in order to encourage farmers to grow more in ongoing kharif season.

Support price of paddy hiked by Rs 60 to Rs 1,310 per quintal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 19:22

The government also increased the minimum support price (MSP) of pulses and oilseeds by up to Rs 450 and Rs 320 per quintal, to boost ouput and reduce import dependence.