Procured paddy milling on support price from Jan 16

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Nov 2017 11:53:34


Staff Reporter,

Food and civil supplies minister Dhurvey holds meeting with millers

Food, civil supplies, consumer protection and labour minister Omprakash Dhurvey holding a meeting has directed to start registration for paddy milling from December 1.
Dhurvey holding a meeting with millers said that milling work should be started from January 16, 2018 and it should be completed prior to July, 2018.
Minister Dhurvey was reviewing the custom milling work-plan of procured paddy on support price in Kharif marketing year-2017-18.

Principal Secretary (food) Neelam Shami Rao, Civil Supplies Corporation Managing Director Vikas Narwal, Food Corporation of India (FCI) GM Abhishek Yadav, millers association delegates, MARKFED and Warehouse and Cooperative department’s senior officials were present in the review meeting.

Minister Dhurvey said that the millers will be given consolation money for qualitative milling for the entire process from paddy supply to rice collection. He said that sufficient storage capacity is being ensured according to demand of millers in the districts where the work of milling is done. Millers association delegates said that the milling work will be started from January 16, 2018 and it will be completed prior to July month.